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Hey Everyone,

I currently have a 1968 gto I am starting to restore. Now this is my first restoration and I am learning alot as I go. I also picked up a 1968 Tempest that is pretty complete for a parts car.

I was planning on using the parts car fender because it was very straight other than a needed patch panel behind the tire. My original fender also needed patch in same spot but also had a crease near the valance.

The issue I am having is that the top of the fender door has a pretty large gap. It is already brushing the door when opening and closing. If I move it in anymore the door will no longer open. I have already moved the door back as much as I can and alighted it pretty good.

What else can i do or check on why there is a large gap at top.

I am going to attach a picture and circle the area
 

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I´ve the same issue,
i´ve clear it when i take the rubber bushings between core support and frame out.
i´ve only a few shims now in place.
when the whole frontend comes a little bit higher the gap from fender to door are smaller.
 

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Thank you for the update I will check this out. I have a new core support hopefully coming in soon been on back-order for 1 month :( . I already have new bushings ready to put on.

I probably should start a thread on this restoration. I will end up having more questions im sure.

Thanks again.
 

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Dear young99, not sure if you will get this mesg but you may be surprised to know, I am the owner of the car you speak of. I have restored it and most recently had it painted. If you'd like to talk, let me know. I'll be happy to tell you all about it. I bought the car from a man near Hatisburg Ms who said he got it from you. I have several bill of sales I can share as well. I believe this car originally started out its journey in Alabama and now it's back.
 

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Ps: The driver seat had a small tear, no carpet was in the car, floors were solid. Had a 400 but not original. I did replace core support and gear box to steer easier. Has a newly built 70 455.
 
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