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Old 12-08-2003, 01:01 PM   #1
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Wheel well body repairs

I recently acquired a 1962 Bambi that needs some body work at the curbside wheel well. Apparently a tire change resulted in torn aluminum at roughly 1 and 11 o'clock for a length of approximately 4" each place. I understand this is not uncommon. Has anyone ever seen a repair incorporating a bolt-on "fender skirt" piece? While not original, these combined with larger underlying wheel cutouts, could be removed when replacing tires and hopefully prevent future problems.

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Old 12-08-2003, 01:37 PM   #2
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Interesting idea

Some of those fender skirts like the old teardrop trailers had on them might be attractive looking.

The guy from had to repair his fender skirt. Here's a link to that page:


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Old 12-08-2003, 02:54 PM   #3
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How about using the current single wheel well moldings.

A side benefit is that it makes it much easier to change a tire.

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