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Ok, it is strange to me how Ames show the 69 as being different then the 67-68 front inner fender splash shields. Every where else the same shields are listed for 67-69 and look like the ones shown here https://secure.amesperf.com/qilan/Detail_Web?part_num=FP405A&order_number_e=MzkwOTYyMw%3D%3D%0A&web_access=Y If you look at the build manual for the 69 it has two pages and shows both for the 69, now I am very confused if Ames is correct or not? I just want to kow which one is supposed to be used on a 69. Thanks!
 

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I agree, Tom. They will usually even disclose when a part isn't quite accurate. A lot of places just go with "it fits these range of years", not whether it's accurate or not.

Are there parts number for them in the 69 build manual? I can look at my info and see if it's the same part number for 68.
 

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I agree, Tom. They will usually even disclose when a part isn't quite accurate. A lot of places just go with "it fits these range of years", not whether it's accurate or not.

Are there parts number for them in the 69 build manual? I can look at my info and see if it's the same part number for 68.
I didnt pay any attention to the part numbers, because the build manual list both ( the ones that AMES says are for a 69 and the one that Ames says is for a 67-68) as being used on a 69, that is why I am a little confused as to which one is accurate.
 

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Im not sure where I got mine when I did my 69 T/A.My current bird needs them and have been too lazy to do them.Tom
 

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ok hard to read but here's my guess just from the pictures.pdf 191 looks to be an early version. the upper right corner had fewer modification notes. pdf 190 looks to be a later one, it has lots more notes. If you can make out any of the notes, you might find they changed the part numbers mid year.

I'll look at my part numbers when I get home tonight.
 

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The 67-76 GM Parts Catalog for Firebirds shows the following part numbers for the Front Fender Skirt to Frame Seal:

3909121 67-68 Upper

3899873 67-68 Lower Right

3909123 67-68 Lower-Left

9798977 69 Upper

3909123 69 Lower
 

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The 67-76 GM Parts Catalog for Firebirds shows the following part numbers for the Front Fender Skirt to Frame Seal:

3909121 67-68 Upper

3899873 67-68 Lower Right

3909123 67-68 Lower-Left

9798977 69 Upper

3909123 69 Lower
Thank Layna, so your saying the 69 FB's should have the upper fender skirts that is straight across the bottom of it and doesnt have the cut outs that are there to fit around the control arms?
 

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That's what the picture looked like in the Parts Guide. I'll try to print it and make copies tonight.

The Assembly Manual might show that different part numbers were used during different times of the year though. That's what the notes on the right hand side of your sheets are for, modifications to the assembly process, including changes to part numbers. It's possible that they started the year with the same part number as 67-68 and changed part way thru the year.
 

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That's what the picture looked like in the Parts Guide. I'll try to print it and make copies tonight.

The Assembly Manual might show that different part numbers were used during different times of the year though. That's what the notes on the right hand side of your sheets are for, modifications to the assembly process, including changes to part numbers. It's possible that they started the year with the same part number as 67-68 and changed part way thru the year.
Thanks, and yes, I am aware of what the notes are there for, but unfortunantly I havent seen one copy of the assy manual that is completely legible to read all those notes. Would be VERY nice to have a complete legible copy of that manual. Have you seen any of them that are completely legible?
 

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lol, the one I have for my 71 is printed on dark blue paper. They REALLY didn't want you copying it.
 
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