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Author Topic: 1969 Charger Rear Valance Locating Dimensions & Pictures Needed...  (Read 1100 times)
xs29j8Bullitt
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« on: November 24, 2008, 07:50:10 PM »

I am restoring a 1969 Charger 500 that some of you may be following in the Aero Cars forum.  Just  recently the C500 was rescued from the abyss of a body shop that had it for about a year.  The new bodyman is wanting to verify the correct placement of the rear valance relative to the rear crossmember, i.e. what are the correct "gaps".  It appears the stand-off tabs and mounting flanges on the ends of the valance are the primary method of locating it fore & aft relative to the crossmember.  My C500 like most 2nd Gen Chargers had the valance crushed in, probably by a sling on a wrecker a long time ago...

Below are pictures from my C500 (before & after) showing the "gaps" and also from another 1969 Charger that I own.  Any pictures or dimensions from correctly placed original valances would be very much appreciated!!!  cheers

Allen


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