putting on doors
#1
Was wondering if anyone had any tricks for putting on the doors having trouble with the upper hinge back plate keeps falling down. Thanks Jim.
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#2
I haven't tackled the doors yet. Mine are getting close to needing it but only because the body line shows me its dropped down a little.
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#3
No help here either. The body shop had my doors off, but I do not know what method they used to re installed them. Hopefully some one here knows the trick.
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#4
(08-09-2013, 02:20 AM)71 mach Wrote: Was wondering if anyone had any tricks for putting on the doors having trouble with the upper hinge back plate keeps falling down. Thanks Jim.

Plates inside the door should have tabs hammered over to keep them from falling out - but still be able to move

Ones on the body slip into the tabs then drop down a bit so they can freely move but not fall out

Look inside for a bent or broken tab

Also double check that you have them in the right locations - there are 4 different plates on the jambs

Don
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#5
Thank you Don. It is the one in the pillar on top. Every time I go to put the bolts in it slides back and then falls down. When I put it in it does line up with the 2 tabs and the slides down into place. It just keeps sliding back and off though. Thanks Jim.
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#6
Jim put it in place and tap / slightly snug up the tabs to help it stay in place - it still needs to move though
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#7
Don has you on the right track - now all you need is persistence and some amazing dexterity.

You'll get it. Eusa_dance

We're cheering for you. Biggrin
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#8
Thanks guys I'm going to try and put them on Sunday. Also Don do you guys at Ohio Mustang have a catalog you can send me. I usually buy from Mustangs unlimited and CJ Pony parts. I still need interior parts to complete my car. Thanks Jim.
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#9
Let us know how it goes and share any tips you have for the next guy.
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#10
(08-11-2013, 02:21 AM)71 mach Wrote: Thanks guys I'm going to try and put them on Sunday. Also Don do you guys at Ohio Mustang have a catalog you can send me. I usually buy from Mustangs unlimited and CJ Pony parts. I still need interior parts to complete my car. Thanks Jim.

Jim, no printed catalog - have the web site
Also have 1000's of used 71-3 parts
Let me know if I can help
Don

Actually just quoted a guy about a 72 Mach 1 upholstery kit CJ had on sale - He wanted a price match.
CJ was 1270.99
My regular price was 3.61 more - Yes I did take 3.61 off for him.

-Mach 1 Seat Upholstery 359.95
-Dash Pad 129.95
-Deluxe Door Panels with Hardware 314.95
-Watershield Set 15.00
-Carpet 197.95
& Underlayment 49.95
-Sunvisors 39.95
-Windlace not used on 71-3's
-Sill Plates with Decals 42.95
-Screw Kit 19.00
-Headliner 32.95
1202.60
72.00 shipping
1274.60

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