My experience 6 busses ago is the aftermarket panels are more hassel because it is only the outer panel so you have to splitt the two panel then weld and hope you have them matching and warp easy.
If you can find a nose from a donor bus that is the easiest and best quality
I don't know if GSF do a split front, but the bay one I got off them was very good, it was a late one that I had to modify to early, by making upper indicator block offs and joining it with a lower early panel, fitted very well and with careful welding, zero warpage.
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