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All I had was a cresent Wrench

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ryanstrucking, May 5, 2006.

  1. ryanstrucking

    ryanstrucking 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    K so I went down to the local pick in pull to look for a pair of manual doors for my Blazer. After spending 2 hrs looking at every Chevy the only door I found to be usable was a power door:doah:
    So I'm now on my way to the exit and the loader is coming out of the compound with a mini van, as it passes me I notice its a windstar.......:rolleyes:
    So I turn around and follow him till he unloaded it in the van section and thats when the fun began. It was like someone rang the dinner bell, there was like 4 guys on it as soon as it was dropped by the loader. Luckally they were after wheels and interior as they left me alone under the hood:D So going back for a minute as too why I went there, I was looking for doors and came with only a cresent wrench/ 9/16" wrench and a 3/8 rachet with 9/16" socket.
    so after about 10min. of cursing at the van i finally got down to removing the fans and what a slow process with a 14" cresent wrench trying to spin off a bolt that has a 5/16" head in a very tight spot. So after about 10 more minutes I get the fan out but I want the harness as well and I don't have anything to cut the wires..... Heres where I have to get creative. I found a piece of broken Glass:haha: thats right... and I slowly worked my way through the 4 wires. That part took longer than getting the fans out.
    In the end, for $25 I walked out with a spare windstar fan assembly.
    End of story.

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  2. R77K10

    R77K10 Banned

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    lol

    electric fans


    odd

    ill never understand what the big deal is about them

    but still funny story

    :D

    to bad youre not donw here im about to take a clean pass side manual 81 door to th shreddder im sick of trippin over it and a hood and some other stuff, perfect shape too


    good luck
     
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    Why not just get manual window regulators????
     
  4. ryanstrucking

    ryanstrucking 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Why not go for manual doors?
    A lot less work, would have to swap out all the inners and get new skins if i was worried about the cosmetics. Plus I figure I'd leave mine for someone else who may want to swap from manual to power as they are in really good shape still.
     

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