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where do you get your new sheet metal for the el camino??

i got some adresses but i can always use more unfortunaly:p
 

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If you have salvagable original, KEEP IT. New (with the body work to make it 'right') typically costs more than 'fixing' what ya got!
I just spent $900 on 'new' hood and fenders for my 67 (after going through 3 complete used original dog houses that were hidden garbage) and were now at $2000 in body work to make all the 'new' parts fit together 'RIGHT'.
One fender was too short (front to rear) another had the lower bend in TOTALLY the wrong place (wouldn't match up with the original door), hood wasn't square (from CL to one side was almost 3/16" larger on one side, compared to the other. To make the gaps right made one fender fit all screwy, holes would have had to be enlarged,, just total JUNK and it all comes from the same overseas manfacturers. Only good thing to say about any of it,, these things (the 60's anyways) were not 'perfect' to begin with. But at least the originals will fit the stinking car!
 
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