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I need a new driver's side fender for my 68 nova and I was wondering if there is a difference between and 68 and 69 front fender?
 

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...... 68 & 69 front fenders ===== are the same .

May-be some trim parts are different (like 68 had a lower 'rocker moulding, or "Chevy II" emblem) that was attached (partly) on the lower edge of the fender.

Same fenders "basicly - 68 - to - 72 [ other than some trim parts or
"side marker lights / engine size numbers ] ===== the basic fenders all interchange (just different trim / head-light trim, moulding trim, name plates) ....

the 68 Nova .... still used both the "Chevy II & Nova names" ; starting in 69 --- they dropped the "Chevy II" ==== from then they were just
' NOVA '

.... jim
 

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good question .... may-be or not.

Meaning - that they used many different side marker lights .

A plain jane car had a small simple side light ( with JUST the light ).

Then the 'up-scale' models had the side light AND engine (size) numbers, which made the 'Whole assmebly larger' .
Alot depends on which way / what you want to have on your fender.
If you have the 'small light' === then , the larger light should "cover that hole" by using the the light / engine number type side light ....... get it .
Then, some people 'cover over that hole , and use No side light'

Here is the "plain jane" -- "small side light" ; .... click on top bar to 'enlarge' -- both pictures ...



and, a 74 --- that he "patched over his side marker lights" ;

" Sweating Bullits "



... hope this makes sense ..... jim
 

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68-69 are the same, including the marker lights and 70-74 are the same fender.

Many NOS 70-74 fenders are 73-74, there are a couple different holes with the 73-74 fenders, otherwise they are the same fender.
 

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your very welcome


these cars are 50 - 51 years old now ...... anything could've happened through those years ........ pictures help a bunch ...

..... jim
 

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The location of the light is different between the two fenders, it is not as easy as cutting a 68-69 fender for larger markers.

the 70-72 and 73-74 fenders are slightly different in the holes for the eyebrow trim of fender extension. Drilling the proper holes
allow those fenders to fit 70-74. The unused holes are hidden.
 

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68-69 are the same fender only difference is ornamental like marker light with engine size the original 68 were blank where engine size was and a thin metal foil sticker was applied to match engine size and 69 had the bezel that was completely metal with engine size as part of it and 68 was white light and 69 was amber not a big difference if you're not trying to be own correct.
 
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