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Rear Fender, Lower Front
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Rear Fender, Lower Front Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:27 am     Views: 26      Rating: Not rated

It was necessary to modify a late KG part into a proper lowlight part: the solid drain tubes were slit/dollied/welded and drilled out. The fender and door lips were the same approach - slit/bend/weld/dolly to proper contour. IIRC, I also lengthened the panel approx. 1/4" to get the right curvature on the fender arch. Finish with a guide coat and see how your surface looks.

As a first step, it may be better to flatten the panel before modification. I literally changed every dimension to get a good look/fit. You could also get an English wheel but you'll have to balance that purchase with how many times you'll actually use it. This part was very time consuming! 1957 lowlight Ghia

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