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Front end swap
« on: April 03, 2018, 06:16:47 PM »
Why does a 71-73  fenders and hood not fit on a 74 -80 body? Can it be worked to make it fit? Have great deal on a 72 front end.

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Re: Front end swap
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2018, 11:02:52 PM »
I thought they did fit, but you might need to adapt or change the radiator support?
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Re: Front end swap
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2018, 09:43:31 AM »
 :o oh ok...good thanks.. I had heard that 2nd gen was little wider and longer up front...  ???