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Old 03-20-18, 07:26 PM
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Hi All. The previous owner hacked up my fender wells and I had to resort to custom fabricating some panels. What do you think? Any inputs before I start the driver side? The added clearance is nice and its a track car so I didn't bother with body filling the custom in place. Talking **** works here I guess but I am posting to ask if there are any suggestions...

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Old 03-20-18, 09:06 PM
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Aren't there plastic factory pieces that cover those holes?
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I did that on my FB race car and I used basement window cove covers to create removable inner fenders. They don't seal completely but they don't need too. They can be a little brittle but are easy to make if one breaks.

One thing to be careful about is that on a unibody car the inner fenders are structural so don't cut out too much. My car is cages so this isn't an issue.

https://www.rx7club.com/build-thread...-992966/page2/ Post #4 shows how it started. Post #240 shows engine compartment photos so you can see the finished product.
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Why didn't you seam weld this in? The riveting seems VERY weird for a structural piece. Nice job on the shaping, love it.
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