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How To Prep And Fit Aluminum Panels

By Mark Ehlen, Photography by The MCR staff, Mark Ehlen

AMD PARTS AND PRICES
DESCRIPTION PN PRICE
'69 Camaro inner fender lefthand 250-3569-L $129.95
'69 Camaro inner fender righthand 250-3569-R 129.95
'69 Camaro trunk floor 800-3569 349.95
'69 Chevrolet Camaro aluminum
body panel kit 2-inch cowl hood 199-3569-2AS 2,999.95


ALUMINUM PANEL WEIGHT SAVINGS

AMD STOCK STEEL
Fender w/o extension 9 lbs 26 lbs
Fender extension 2 lbs 3-4 lbs
2-inch cowl hood 23 lbs* 56-61 lbs
Upper valance 3 lbs 5.5 lbs
Lower valance 4 lbs 11-12 lbs
Trunk lid 11 lbs 24 lbs
Front bumper 4 lbs 12 lbs
Rear bumper 5 lbs 15 lbs
Total weight savings: about 115 pounds
*AMD says the shipping box weighs more than the hood.

SOURCES
3M Corporate Headquarters
3M Center
St. Paul
MN  55144
888-364-3577
www.3m.com
Auto Metal Direct
940 Sherwin Parkway
Suite 180
Buford
GA  30518
866-684-5942
http://www.autometaldirect.com
Muscle Car Restorations
11371 20th Ave.
Chippewa Falls
WI  54729
715-834-2223
http://www.musclecarrestorations
.com
PPG Refinish
Strongsville
OH
440-572-2800
www.ppg.com/coatings/refinish
By Mark Ehlen
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