68 Newport with twist

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  1. James Richardson

    James Richardson New Member

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    Started filling and smoothing inner fender by eliminating battery box mount and strap holes. Hammered out hollows and bumps.
    The triangles at front of inners are fill panels I rolled years ago and you can see cardboard templates for filling in area just under hinge.

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    James Richardson New Member

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    Wanted to make sure of fit on a few spots and get things right before final fitting of fenders. Not as much time to play on it with real life stuff interfering.

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    More fitting and fiddling. Panels cut to fill upper corners. Drvr side of bumper needs a twist up at outer corner so have to wrestle with that still

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    Mounted a rear lic plate holder and cut out area behind to allow access to hood release. Switched actuator around to pull straight down. Still have to extend rod but its doable now.
    Ss plate I bent up and attached to frame cause frame felt floppy when holding it open

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    One other detail is the side markers at front. Originals were in bumper and I wanted them to match the rear like some other models. Found original lights that fit properly and match rear

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