TR250 V8

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Replacement NOS Fenders

I bought a lot of replacement panels for this car, including a set of four replacement outer fenders. Supposedly NOS pressings, from a vendor in Texas. Well the quality of the fronts left a little to be desired. Here's the problem

You can see from the picture that they are quite a bit too long for the body of the car. Left and right are both equally bad - I think in this case NOS stands for New Old S--t. After a LOT of TIG work, the builder managed to get them to fit rather better.

This one side took nearly 4 days to get to this condition though. The upshot is that if your panels are replaceable, use them. The new ones aren't very good at all.