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wan`t to use older bezels with my 65 bumper and grille. anyone know if they`re compatible?
 

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Lot more to it .... the headlight assemblies are different , the outer grill brackets on the 63-64 mount straight down, the 65 one go in sideways to the rad support,

The 65 eyebrows and rings are reproduced and affordable But if you decide to swap the front end the brackets and structure(rad support will have to be changed)
 

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Heres something for you to think about.Ive got a factory assembly manual for 65 and its got a picture of a 65 WITH 64 headlight bezels,its got to be a prototype but it looks good.If somebody has the same manual the picture has got to be in there.
 

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62-64 front end pieces cannot be installed on a 65. The car will reject them and implode. I've seen it happen.:eek:
 

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Heres the picture I found in the manual,Im not sure what year it is,4 lug wheel,65 bumper and prototype grill,bezels but it look great.
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If your brows and rings aren't crinkeled

ok, thanks! :) i`ll find myself some new eyebrows for the 65 look then. :)
These parts buff out like new. I posted the stuff in blue below on a different thread. I had to remove paint from all of my trim, and then the anodize coat on the aluminum parts. You don't have to take the paint off but most of the post will apply if your trim is decent.

I can't remember who mentioned here on another post something about removing the anodize with oven cleaner on aluminum trim before buffing, but it works. Easy-off applied a couple of times. The anodize takes forever to get through if you don't strip it. I'm gonna redo the tailights again too. Anyway whoever it was, THANKS......
Here are more pics of removing paint from trim.


The grill, bezels and brows were all painted silver grey.

Here' my professional buffing station.

I used Rustoleum Aircraft Stripper to remove the paint. Easy-off gets most of the anodize off. A little tweaking metal work for the small dents and scrapes. Vibratory sander to smooth the metal work, 400 then 1000. Red, then white compound, then 3M swirl remover on the Pro Buffing station.
The grill is next...... Much bigger job, I'm guess'n......

Hope this helps....
 
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