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Wow, what a shock today!!

Off i went in search of a drivers side fender for my '86 600.

I am used to going top the local wreckers and having a choice of cars to pull parts from. As little as a month ago the local yard had at least five 'true' k-cars, Aries and Reliants.

Today there were a grand total of TWO, one '86 that someone had already snatched the drivers side fender and an '84.

To make a short story long, i ended up getting the fender from the '84. My thinking was that it's a least closer to the proper shape than the original one on my car was. Turns out it is really easy to modify the fender to fit :) I've cut and bent the '84 fender's front tip so it now clears the front facia on the '86. I've cut the spot welds to pull the front inner rienforcement off the '86 fender. Once that is welded onto the '84 fender I should be all set.

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I am just north of the border, on the wet coast of Canada - and even a year or two ago there were K-cars everywhere!!!

It's as if someone went out and rounded them all up :)
 

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Starfire....I got the '84 fender at pick a part, still shaking my head at the sudden disappearance of the cars from the wrecking yards!!

SGSpirit, I think Ralph's has sold out to the us PICKAPART, so they are only keeping high volume cars now :-(

All this makes me jealous of my friends working on Corvairs - they have a really good reproduction market!!
 
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