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Front wing flash fixing holes

Jeepster

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How many holes are usually pre drilled in the front wings that the chrome side wing flash fixes to? ( I believe you chaps call them fenders?)
The flash requires 3 fixing holes but my wings also have 2 additional larger holes that seem to serve no purpose.
 

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Hey Jeepster,
I have a BN2 and my wings have three holes for the flashes. Can't recall about other models I have owned but would assume the same since think the flashes are common to all models. Have no idea what the other two larger holes would be for.
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Mike
 
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The flash needs three on a BJ8. How far apart are the and where are they located? You may have had a badge of some kind if they are only a few inches apart.
 
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Some 3000 cars had two approx 3/8" holes in between the three spear mounting holes but I don't know for what reason.
 
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The two 3/8" holes are the ones I am questioning?
It seems as if they were there from the factory but I can see no reason why? They are almost large enough for the edges to be seen even when the flash is fitted.
 
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Yep... Maybe there was some sort of stand that used them to hold the panels during production. They sparked my curiosity recently when installing a cold air duct on a very original one owner Tricarb and I could see daylight coming through where the edges of the holes are below the spears.

Andy.
 
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