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79 Chevy Van Drivers Fender
#772207 March 03rd 2021 4:56 pm
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Can anyone recommend a solid place to order a replacement fender for a buddy of mine? Thanks in advance.


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Frscke1 got his fender off of a donor van. Plus the entire drivers side sheetmetal. Had to load it up in a box truck..

He got me a 40 door and a big length of lower sheet metal, plus all the stainless wheel opening trim, plus a few other trick items.

So I do know that Frscke has that the inside track on that place in Van Diego. A and B Truck dismantling.

Good Hunting!

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Re: 79 Chevy Van Drivers Fender
OVANNER #772212 March 03rd 2021 8:29 pm
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Yep A&B in sandiego cut the whole side of a van for me ...

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heres the ft driver I got

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to fix this ...
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All fixed ...

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I got all what Wedgy wanted + the whole side of the van + wing windows (both sides), dog house, seat swivels and some small goodies for $400. Ive sent alot of people to them and stripped every Chevy van that came in, so I guess I got a deal


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No doubt. Killer price.

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OVANNER #772326 March 06th 2021 12:24 pm
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I grabbed a front clip off of a 75-ish G10 when I bought my 82 G10. I thought having the core support would make the swap to early grille easier, but I don't think it will be anymore work than cutting the original core support for the headlights. Anyway, I grabbed mine at a local scrap yard here in VA and they simply cut the whole clip off and loaded it onto my trailer all for $300. I won't tell you how much vacation fun I had to bribe the kids with to help me unload the heavy a#$ thing off the trailer though. lol

I plan on cutting the whole thing apart, squirreling away the spare parts just in case I ever end up needing replacements in the future, and I have another top secret side project lined up to get a second use out of the fenders and hood in the meantime. Should start that project this spring/summer. grin

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OVANNER #772330 March 06th 2021 12:36 pm
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Meh... It's ok, but that side marker light hanging out is a no-go for me.
lol

I thought I'd found a source for new replacement fenders several years ago...
Am I remembering incorrectly?


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Originally Posted by kursed
I have another top secret side project lined up to get a second use out of the fenders and hood in the meantime. Should start that project this spring/summer. grin

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Making a garage bar set up ?


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ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
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Originally Posted by frscke1
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I have another top secret side project lined up to get a second use out of the fenders and hood in the meantime. Should start that project this spring/summer. grin

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Making a garage bar set up ?

Psychic much? Patio bar and hopefully portable, with some wild paint.


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OVANNER #772342 March 06th 2021 4:17 pm
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It was either going to be a bar or a BBQ ...


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: 79 Chevy Van Drivers Fender
frscke1 #772345 March 06th 2021 4:49 pm
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Originally Posted by frscke1
It was either going to be a bar or a BBQ ...

Could have been a love seat too lol


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