Will a 1969 Roadrunner front fender fit a 1968 model ?

1968 -1970 Mopars

  1. Tex013

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    Ok ,
    will a 1969 Front fender interchange with a 1968 model ?
    Are the body lines the same ?
    I know the side light is different , but that can be altered .
    I need a new LH front fender for my 68 Satellite , but AMD are several ( 3-6 months ) away . This is an insurance claim .
    I also know I can get fibreglass from AAR which are normally pretty good but insurance only pays for one and freight of one
    Thanks in advance

    Tex
     
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    I think they are the same other than the lights.
     
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      X2 - besides the side lights and the blinker lights.
       
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      The only other difference I can think of is that you will need to remove the bracket at the top of the fender that bolts to the top of the radiator support
       
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      Also there's something different where the headlight parts of the grill mount if I remember correctly
       
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        it's not like 68 fenders are unobtainable
         
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          Eldubb ,
          Fenders may be available but not here in Australia . There are no new ones that i can locate in USA . They are on distant backorder .
          1969 fenders do appear to ve available .
          GetX , Beep , thanks
          Crider , thanks . Funny thing is i have 68 headlight bezels , but a 69 grill centre .
          Oh and i need a set of good bezels , another non repop item

          Tex
           
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          I have a set of Headlight bezels off my GTX if that’s what you’re referring to as needed. Let me know. Send me a pm and I can send you pics and a price.
           
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          Ok ,
          just got off the phone from AMD .
          Crider - you are correct . Core support and inner structure are completely different , a lot of monkeying around to use a 69 .
          GetX ,
          will PM you

          Tex
           
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          I put a 68 fender on my 69 years ago but can't remember how hard it was, it worked. Good luck :thumbsup:
           
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          If you can't remember then it must have been BAD.
           
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          I don't think it was that bad but then again I was 20 years old and liked to prove I could do it all.
           
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          Only reason I knew, is that the fenders I just put back on my 69 had been used on a 68 and I had to undo the modifications.
           
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            Correct, the brackets are different.

            1968...

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            1969...

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            • 69 GTX

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              I also think GTX headlight bezels are different from RR because of the grill center section.
               
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              thanks again guys .
              those pics are great certainly show the core support difference.
              Have backordered a fender through Summit . Panel shop organised some good second hand 68 bezels .
              PS - I have a 69 grill centre . It fits fairly well with 68 bezels, was on car when I bought it nearly 11 years ago along with a 70 dash and column !

              Tex