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If your fender to door gap is inconsistent then adding or removing shims to the strut bars can help.
 

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Yes, square up the subframe.

May also need to shim the subframe to body connection....
 

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disconect the core support from the frame, bolt the fenders to the core support ,& block up the support so that the fenders align with the doors.If the core support will not line up to the frame mounting points, you can adjust or shim the down tubes on each side untill the support bolts to the frame.

Think of it as moving the frame to the support.
 

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Did you put your shims back in the down bars for your clip? As stated before, bolt the fenders to the support and shim from there, also at the top on each side, above the firewaill at the valence, it should be really close to the stock shims you had in there before...if you didn't pitch them....:eek:...tell me you kept them.......:turn:

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I have all the shims in that heidits gave me. I do have the front core support tight. I will losen that a try to work it around. It's like it would all most work at the top for the door and fenders to meet. But at the bottom it's to far put. Like two inches. Iam off Friday, so I will be f'ing with it all day. All y'all are sure helping me out. I have never done this with a car. So iam really scratching my head ok this one
 

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I hope you aren't doing this on jackstands.........if so, get it on the tires then start bolting up the sheetmetal.
 

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no it's sitting on her feet. iam doing some of the posting from my phone, so there's words in the last thread that should not be there. hhahahah.. anyways
will mess with it in the morning. tom the car really didnt have shims. just a washer for the driver side and i dont think there was any for the pass... iam going to try to do the front core thing
 

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Well if you are still messing with it Saturday let me know. I would be willing to come and help you, if you would like the help that is.
 

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does anybody know on the heidits front chip, the hood brackets go in front of the inner fenders or behind them?
The hood brackets go behind the inner fenders then your hood hinges mount up to the inner fenders - inner fender sandwich! :D



You may not need your Heidt supplied shims- Every car is different. I didn't use nay on the 63 and the 66 has 'em. I start with out them and shim as you go.

If you can post some pics fo us and we'll walk ya thru it.

GG
 
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