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I am looking to get a late 60's early 70's vette and I know the front changed on the 73 model year, but can it be made to look like the 68-72 fairly easy? Is it just a nose job or do all of the fenders and everything need to be replaced?
 

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I am looking to get a late 60's early 70's vette and I know the front changed on the 73 model year, but can it be made to look like the 68-72 fairly easy? Is it just a nose job or do all of the fenders and everything need to be replaced?
Yes it can but it will be more than just a nose job. The very ends of the nose
are made different from 68-72 to 73 so you just can't unbolt a 73 bumper and
bolt on a 68-72 chrome bumper. To do it right will require a complete front end.
Even the hood is different. 68-72 is shorter than the 73.

68-72 had GRP glass, the 73 is made of SMC.
 

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I am looking to get a late 60's early 70's vette and I know the front changed on the 73 model year, but can it be made to look like the 68-72 fairly easy? Is it just a nose job or do all of the fenders and everything need to be replaced?

Much more involved than most people think. Fiberglass, frames, bumper bracketry, and the bumpers themselves all changed with the move to rubber. You could pruchase a 68-72 assembly instruction manual and a 73-up assembly instruction manual and compare the differences between the two installations to get a birds' eye picture of what's involved.

If you want chrome, buy chrome.

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