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Vehicles that might have come with the aluminum core support

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Vehicles that might have come with the aluminum core support

Post by art » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:51 am

I have hunted because I was sure there was a thread/post with a list of potential donor vehicles. If it existed, I cannot find it. It had pictures of the identifying marks and other helpful information. Can someone repost or link it? Thanks.
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Re: Vehicles that might have come with the aluminum core sup

Post by art » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:52 pm

Okay. I found the "tech" page with the pictures I was thinking of here; http://www.maliburacing.com/aluminum_support.html
Still don't know where I saw the rest though.
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Re: Vehicles that might have come with the aluminum core sup

Post by desbird » Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:33 pm

i have had 3 2 came out of 79 grand prixs and 1 from 78 regal regal also had al. deck lid some gp have al hoods so if you find any g body look for these al. parts some gbodys had al. bumper reinforsements front and rear i have found cutless and gp

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Re: Vehicles that might have come with the aluminum core sup

Post by Ribbedroof » Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:21 pm

Of the eight that I have personally seen/bought, all but 2 came from Buick century/regals of 78/79. The other 2 were from Grand Prixs..one 79, and one 80 (was not original to the car as it had different color overspray on it).

Here's a pic of one in it's natural state...not all are stamped with the A, but all are easily recognized by the horrible plug welds

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Re: Vehicles that might have come with the aluminum core sup

Post by oldtinsmith » Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:41 pm

Here's a picture of the one I got from a '78 Grand Am:
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This is how long the original chin spoiler is:
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The original radiator aluminum "X" brace compared to a steel (unbolted one) "X" brace:
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and:
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Oh, my aluminum core support has no "A" stamped on it, and the welds are horrible!

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Re: Vehicles that might have come with the aluminum core sup

Post by melloelky » Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:28 pm

i dig the big chin spoiler
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