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My '78 Spider has a lot of Bondo® in the nose.
Old damage appears to extend into the headlight area on at least one side.

I bought a '74 which is not perfect but much better.
Too bad the sills are gone.

Thinking I may want to splice the '74 nose onto the '78.
Will be using '74 bumpers when done.

Not sure where I should cut, done right this will remove weight and correct a poor prior repair.
Done wrong it will ruin the car.

Fairly good at general body repair, sectioning work is not something I have done much of.
Have to do it myself as the "Pro's" have priced themselves out of my reach.
 

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Well then I will use that as a guide.
May want some of the structure underneath too.
 

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Yes, you need to incorporate the panels joined to the inner wings which hold the headlamp buckets



*From Marks thread
 

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On the '78 it seems some of the duct work for the radiator is damaged.
Not going to be fun fixing that.
This will never be a show car, just trying to make a decent daily driver.

I think my first step is going to be stripping paint from the '74 nose.
Don't want to go to the work of cutting it off if it's also full of filler.
 
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