Fender harness straps

Early C Bodies - The Slab Side Years

  1. TerryM

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    No one re-pops those plastic straps for 65-66 C-Bodies. You are pretty much stuck with used ones - if you can find them. . .
     
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    You can go ahead and purchase plastic straps for later C’s. Might not be 100% correct but still should look tighty. I believe Vans Auto produces years 68-73?
     
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    I'm not a very computer savvy person . . . but have been wondering for a while if these could be scanned, and digitally printed? The 65 appears to have been a one-year only style - flat, and molded in black plastic. Maybe Chrysler found out they were breaking easily, and went to the "bowed" style in 66 to give a little more room for the wires?
     
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    Check with Classic Industries. I'm not sure if they're the same ,but I bought some for my Coronet.
     
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    The Chevy ones look the most correct - I'd be very interested to see if they're right...
     
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    I got the correct straps for the driver side inner fender from Gary Goers. They were (are) perfect.
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    Has anybody taken over his business? Last I heard, he was calling it quits and looking for someone to keep the business open.
     
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    I'm not sure. Steve would know as he communicates with him regularly.
     
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    Good to know...

    I have a stash of originals. I'd be willing to devote one for RnD re 3D printing mentioned above...
     
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    I got the ones for my 68 Fury from Vans at Carlisle. The package said 69-70 C-body, but they matched up with with one of the originals that I took off the car. It even had the correct bump out for the washer hose. Not sure if the 65 Fury would be the same.
     
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    68 and newer are quite different even though they fit 65-67
     
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    68's, at least early ones use the same style straps as the 65-67 C's.
     
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    I had the same problem, could find them but only in a set for an E body, had a bunch of others I didn't have a use for. I found these from Restoration specialties, 2.5in. center dist. They're in their catalog but not all from the catalog is on the website. You'd have to call them, $1 / ea.
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