Category: Body Shop

Question on door latch pin in quarter panel jamb, ‘72 ‘Cuda

I need to lower the door latch pin on my car to better align the closed door to the quarter panel.
Loosening the latch pin with a torx wrench, and sliding it downward to the limit of the hole in the jamb does not give me enough adjustment downward. Th…

Cuda roof drip rail one piece or 3 piece?

Question on roof drip rail trim. I have two sets. One set appears to be one piece with a corner piece at the hard bend, the other set is a 3 piece version. I’m guessing 1970 was different than 71-74? Mounting screw location is different also. See pics …

Difference in 71 cuda header panel VS 72+

So AMD lists a different part number for the 71. I cant tell what the difference is comparing it to my 74 header panel. The only thing I can see different is the notches on the ends for the clips are backwards. The center ones are the same. Did AMD mak…

T/A HOOD HELP

I am doing some work on a friends challenger t/a. It has the original hood on it. From past owners waxing it the hood has wax along the edges. It looks like crap. I was told to try rubbing alcohol but that didnt work. Anyone have any ideas how i can…

71 Fender to core bracket clips

Hoping to find a passenger side fender to core clip for my 71 Challenger. Attached is the driver side for reference.
If you don’t want to break the pair up I’ll understand and buy the pair. Thank you
Finally getting some metal work done on the car du…

How to treat bare metal in tough spaces

I have my cuda blasted and was wondering what is the best way to treat places like between the roofskin and roof structures? The car is on a rotisserie if that might make the treatment process easier.Thanks

Sail Panel Seam

Working through some rust repair on my 71. I don’t intend to relead this seam.

Through research I’ve discovered that the suggested action is to weld the seam solid, then come in with a metal filler over the top. It gets welded solid, and then light co…