Aluminum VS. Stanless Steel Sill plates 71-73 mustang

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Time for me to buy new Sill plates for my 71 Mach. Does any one out there have a opinion on what I should buy. Stainless cost more $ and I think the original was Aluminum ? 🤔
 

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Aluminum is a softer material, can be dented easier. Myself I would opt for Stainless especially if you plan on keeping your car.
 

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Stainless for a car you intend to drive to cruises, shows, fun events, etc. Aluminum if you HAVE to have original material; but don't be surprised as how fast scuffs and dents will suddenly show up.
 

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Time for me to buy new Sill plates for my 71 Mach. Does any one out there have a opinion on what I should buy. Stainless cost more $ and I think the original was Aluminum ? 🤔
Just as a note:
If you intend to keep the car? then stainless is the way to go. If it does get scratched up? Stainless is easier to re-buff and make new again. You can polish out the aluminum however it takes twice the effort.
 
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