Help on Mounting 26-27 Front Fenders?

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Help on Mounting 26-27 Front Fenders?

Post by Fozz71 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:29 pm

I am about ready to mount my front fenders but am not sure what holes are only for the fenders, I know the hood shelves use a few of them too.

Does anyone have a pic or say which holes are dedicated to fenders before the shelves go in?

Thanks,
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Re: Help on Mounting 26-27 Front Fenders?

Post by DanTreace » Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:02 pm

If you have a copy of Service Bulletins Essentials, step by step is there, Sept. 1925, Removing and Installing the New Type Fenders, shows photos.

The only 4 bolts are tiny ones on the upper frame rail. Those are for securing the engine dust pans, and the hood block (shelves).

The front fenders are held with 3 bolts at the front frame bracket, and of course the bolts to the splash shields and running boards.

2 engine pan bolts, one is carriage, the other is single slot (but you could use carriage) {and if you don't mount the engine pans, use these short bolts anyway to secure the fender a tad more}, 2 hood block bolts are carriage head.

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Re: Help on Mounting 26-27 Front Fenders?

Post by Fozz71 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:27 pm

Thank you, Dan!


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Re: Help on Mounting 26-27 Front Fenders?

Post by Fozz71 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:10 pm

Was able to mount my first front fender and I noticed this hole not functional? Should the circled yellow be an open hole- because on my car it isn't.
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Re: Help on Mounting 26-27 Front Fenders?

Post by Scott_Conger » Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:06 pm

Jim

your frame is an earlier frame that looks to have been modified to accept later fenders. I wouldn't worry about the unused hole (or at least not until EVERYTHING is mocked up and you are happy). Myself, I wouldn't worry.
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