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I have already welded in American designers outer wheel well and an inner wheel well from the paddock in my 65' FB. I am having trouble getting the trunk floor and 1/4 panel patch to fit up. As you can see from the pics the 1/4 panel patch and outer wheel well do not line up. I have tried to "Bang" the outer well to make everything fit but no luck. I have heard... AFTER i bought and welded the outer wheel well that American designers don't fit very well. WHAT DO I DO????????


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Nobodys repro parts fit that well. In fact, if you were to get NOS parts, you would probably find that they fit better, but still require much work.

You need to post better pictures. I can barely tell a thing from these.

I downloaded the pictures, blew them up, rotated one so that it was upside up instead of sideways and changed the contrast.

It seems that from the piciture from inside the fender well you do not have the trunk drop off in yet. Are you putting in just the drop off or the whole trunk floor?

Since you have already welded in the outer fender, if its not welded in too much, cutit out and try again. My other suggestion would be to cut a pie wedge vertically about 6 or 8 inches long with the bottom width the distance that it overhangs the fender. DO NOT weld it together yet.

It seems that the inner fender should fit then.

Test fit the inner fender before going any farther. Get the trunk drop-off fit to the outer wheel well and fender before weldinganother thing. Fiddle with the outer fender to make it fit.


Regarding view ofthe fonder patch. I asume you are talking about the extra length? From that view, it looks good otherwise. As you know, the fender does not have a rear flange on it. cutthe fender down leaving enough length to bend around into a flange. cut slits in the metal down to the bend line at no more than 1 inch spacing, probably less and bend over the tabs to make a rear flange. There will be sume body work to fill in the mess you will make there.

Don't give up. Give us some better pictures if you have other questions, and keep us informed of your progress.
 
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yes the pictures don't show it well enough. When fitting outer inners to a full quarter, I have had to section the inner to make it fit. These things are not exact. More info from you will help.
 

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I am going to take better pics tonight. They will be on later tonight or tommorow morning. Thank you for the help.



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