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#2410837 - 11/29/17 03:25 PM could Mark Worman leave the gap alone
theraif Offline
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i think he would be panic hehehe


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#2410847 - 11/29/17 03:36 PM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: theraif]
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I assume you're talking about the door to fender gap? That does look really sloppy.

Had I acquired the car I would have done something about it!

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#2410853 - 11/29/17 03:45 PM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: theraif]
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I would assume that he's claiming they were not that way from the factory and he's going to make them right?
I didn't know the show was still broadcast.

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#2411036 - 11/29/17 08:55 PM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: theraif]
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#2411047 - 11/29/17 09:03 PM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: theraif]
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yah that door gap hehe
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#2411110 - 11/29/17 11:19 PM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: theraif]
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Good example of what most seem to forget...The panel fitment,paint runs,different color shot on the panel before the correct color came through the gun, etc...Have all been erased in the name of "restoration" these days..There's a tendency to correct the unique flaws each vehicle had...

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#2411113 - 11/29/17 11:23 PM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: screamindriver]
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Originally Posted By screamindriver
Good example of what most seem to forget...The panel fitment,paint runs,different color shot on the panel before the correct color came through the gun, etc...Have all been erased in the name of "restoration" these days..



Imagine all the times a resto owner would have to explain why his fenders fit so lousy after spending a ton of money on it? laugh2
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#2411115 - 11/29/17 11:24 PM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: theraif]
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Could the gap been the result of Creative Industries and not Ma Mopar?

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#2411117 - 11/29/17 11:40 PM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Originally Posted By Pacnorthcuda
Could the gap been the result of Creative Industries and not Ma Mopar?


Where ever the gap came from, it was there when delivered. I think that is the point being made.
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#2411118 - 11/29/17 11:53 PM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: Supercuda]
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Originally Posted By Supercuda
Originally Posted By Pacnorthcuda
Could the gap been the result of Creative Industries and not Ma Mopar?


Where ever the gap came from, it was there when delivered. I think that is the point being made.


It's a legitimate question. If you don't care for it then disregard it.

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#2411125 - 11/30/17 12:09 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Superbirds were built on-line at the Lynch Rd. Detroit, MI B-body assembly plant

modifications were made at Chrysler's Clairpointe "prototype" facility across from the Jefferson Ave. Detroit, MI C-body assembly plant

Creative Industries would be at no fault for this Superbird's panel fit issues
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#2411126 - 11/30/17 12:14 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: theraif]
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My car has what some people say is an excessive gap at the bottom of door to rocker panel. Both sides of car. Top of doors line up with rear quarter, window trim and front fender. Gap is parallel and the same width on both sides. It's a very early build and certainly was delivered that way, never apart, never wrecked, original paint.

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#2411129 - 11/30/17 12:25 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: 6bblgt]
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Originally Posted By 6bblgt
Superbirds were built on-line at the Lynch Rd. Detroit, MI B-body assembly plant

modifications were made at Chrysler's Clairpointe "prototype" facility across from the Jefferson Ave. Detroit, MI C-body assembly plant

Creative Industries would be at no fault for this Superbird's panel fit issues


Interesting, so Creative did not do any assembly work on Sbirds?

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#2411131 - 11/30/17 12:30 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: theraif]
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Low mile survivor Demon. Factory door to rocker gap. Fat fingers fit right through!


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#2411142 - 11/30/17 01:02 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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As far as I know creative supplied assembled nosecones to clairpoint, they did not install them. Fenders were installed on the line, before clairpoint.


Edited by 4406bbl (11/30/17 01:03 AM)

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#2411145 - 11/30/17 01:13 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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tsk


Edited by tboomer (11/30/17 11:33 AM)
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#2411161 - 11/30/17 02:50 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: Supercuda]
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Edited by tboomer (11/30/17 11:32 AM)

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#2411178 - 11/30/17 08:00 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: theraif]
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Seems people forget that when sold they were cars to drive.Yeah fitment paint etc sometimes left a lot to be desired.I remember going to the dealers when they came in new.Lots of stuff didnt look perfect.The new 66 we had had to go back 3 times for the paint.Rocky
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#2411195 - 11/30/17 08:57 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: ScottSmith_Harms]
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My 71 RR has a gap just like that at the bottom of the door. The bodies flexed, and had to have those kind of gaps.

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#2411198 - 11/30/17 09:03 AM Re: could Mark Worman leave the gap alone [Re: 4406bbl]
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Originally Posted By 4406bbl
As far as I know creative supplied assembled nosecones to clairpoint, they did not install them. Fenders were installed on the line, before clairpoint.




The only time any "Superbird" (An actual 69 RR was used as the "buck") was at Creative Industries was initial mock up/prototype work


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