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Started fighting the second fender.

Man, fitting GRP panels is hard work. They are easy to sand down etc, but unlike metal, that you can comparatively easily change the profile / form of by bending force, GRP has essentially to be worked with as is.

The door interface side of my fender is touching off somewhere I can’t see, making it difficult to raise to the height of the windshield scuttle. It also needs to go further back to meet the line of the door. The flanges are so thick, it makes it difficult to push back and meet the scuttle / door section.

Once I get that sorted, it looks like the height of the panel is going to be off as well - think of the cross cection of the fender having a ‘C’ section, where the top of the ‘C’ is the scuttle interface and the bottom being the sill front cover.

The other side seems too big but slightly twisted. Both are going to have to be heated and reset.

Not sure I would ever go GRP fenders again...
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