Wheel Well Molding - differences?

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  1. A_Bartle

    A_Bartle Stallion Dreamer

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    Can someone tell me the difference in the early (70-73) front wheel well moldings vs the later style (74-77)? I understand the front fenders had extensions from '74 on, and the earlier cars had a front valance, but how much did that affect the actual wheel well opening/shape? Can the later style (74-77) molding be modified to work on an earlier style (70-73) car?

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    Really good question, I would think they would interchange the arch should be the same but the length may be different. I have a couple sets of them but dont remember what years the came from I will take one of them and fit them against both years 72 and 76 and will report back
     
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    Thanks Jeff now I'll will know which trim I have. It all makes sense when you see them compared
     
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    Back in 99 when I converted my 77 Maverick to small bumpers, I reused the wheel well trim. Its aluminum so it will bend enough to work.
     
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    Thanks for the information, that's what I needed to know...
     

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