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#177526 - 12/13/08 03:58 PM Outer rear wheel house
charlie's72monte Offline
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Registered: 12/13/08
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Loc: peculiar mo
Hi guys I'm new to the site.I am getting ready to replace the quarter skins on my wifes 72 and my question is is there a supplier for outer wheel houses?

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#177527 - 12/13/08 04:02 PM Re: Outer rear wheel house [Re: charlie's72monte]
Sam (Bones) Offline
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Registered: 07/25/04
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Loc: Ortonville,Mi
they don't re-produce rear wheel houses for montes

I think Leo (KLASSIK1) uses one for a 66-67 chevelle, it's the closest match, some custom fabrication is needed too
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#177531 - 12/13/08 04:12 PM Re: Outer rear wheel house [Re: Sam (Bones)]
charlie's72monte Offline
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Registered: 12/13/08
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Thanks for the quick response that was the answer i was looking for.

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#177533 - 12/13/08 04:24 PM Re: Outer rear wheel house [Re: charlie's72monte]
Sam (Bones) Offline
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others will chime in here about this, just give them some time

OH!!!! by the way....

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#177546 - 12/13/08 05:28 PM Re: Outer rear wheel house [Re: Sam (Bones)]
Mikstudie Offline
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Yea I remember Leo saying something about the early Chevelle wheel houses.

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#177553 - 12/13/08 06:06 PM Re: Outer rear wheel house [Re: Mikstudie]
7tonemonte Offline
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Registered: 04/15/05
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I got a 70 outer wheelhouse from Leo, it wasnt a bad fit. Minor mods were needed though. He said the 70 fit the best from what I remember. Its not an exact fit, and there arent any being made specifically for our cars as of yet.
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#177579 - 12/13/08 09:43 PM Re: Outer rear wheel house [Re: 7tonemonte]
FRANKIE T. Offline
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WELCOME band
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#177589 - 12/13/08 10:51 PM Re: Outer rear wheel house [Re: charlie's72monte]
GM POWER Offline
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Registered: 09/08/08
Posts: 55
Loc: Warwick quebec canada
Hi!
The wheelhouse 7072 Lutty's Chevy

http://www.luttyschevy.com/pages/catalogs.html
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#177839 - 12/15/08 03:06 PM Re: Outer rear wheel house [Re: GM POWER]
alex's72fgmc Offline
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Registered: 03/17/01
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Loc: Illinois, fgmc # 207
they have the inners only he needs the outers.
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#179647 - 12/26/08 02:13 PM Re: Outer rear wheel house [Re: alex's72fgmc]
420ponies Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 611
Loc: Corning,N.Y.14830
Hi,
The 1969 chevelle outer wheelwell is the closest match for the wheel lip of the Monte Carlo,I know it does'nt look like it but it is. Just have to hammer down lip and add a short piece(length of lip) about 3/8" wide, along lip to match up. the inside of well(attaches to inner well) will line up perfect to yours.I had to do this to my Monte and it was the best thing since it was rusted out at the wheel lip.I'm no bodyman by any means, but this worked out for us on my Monte.We also installed rear quarters with this fix.Goodmark has these wheelwells (1969) Chevelle.Hope this helps you out!!

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