Core support question?

Discussion in 'Body Restoration' started by pitt16, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. pitt16

    pitt16 Real 26/28

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    Has anyone purchased a new core support from any of the resto parts suppliers? If so which one and do the bolt holes and body mount locations line up? How does it fit?
     
  2. Bandit723

    Bandit723 Veteran Member

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  3. hubedobeedo

    hubedobeedo 3rd times a charm

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    bought new on ebay for the most part holes were they should be
    put big block sized radiator in and trimmed out opening for more air flow the only place i had fitment problems was between the lower valance and bottom section of core support but only on one side was not problem on original 100_2686.JPG 100_2689.JPG
     
  4. pitt16

    pitt16 Real 26/28

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    Thank you guys much appreciated
     
  5. pitt16

    pitt16 Real 26/28

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    Bandit723 that looks a lot like the one that classic industries sells do you know if it is?
     
  6. Bandit723

    Bandit723 Veteran Member

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    No i don't and bought back in 2015 so i don't have the box anymore. It could be the one classic industries sell just for the fact that SS396 drops ships from them.
     
  7. 71smalbloc

    71smalbloc New Member

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    I bought several of them a few years ago because I couldn't get any of them to fit. I ended up going with AMD because it was the closest. I had to drill the spot welds off the frame mounts and re-weld them where I needed them to be. It's possible my car was the issue and not the core support, probably a combination of both. You'll most likely have to end up modifying it a little bit to fit your car.
     
  8. simso

    simso Veteran Member

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    I have the same new panel from classic industries, it’s good but not perfect, the right hand side viewed from Inside the car does not match up bolt hole wise to the inner fenders on one location, so you have to redrill either the inner fenders or spot weld new nut onto the panel, left hand side bolted up fine, just not the right

    Steve
     

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