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Doors and top coming off, quick question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by firefighter184, Jun 9, 2004.

  1. firefighter184

    firefighter184 1/2 ton status

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    If I want to be able to put my doors back on at the end of the summer, what is the best way to take them off? Right now I'm thinking I'll just take out the bolts that hold the hinge to the door, leaving the hinge still attached to the jamb. Any suggestions/pointers?
     
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    thats what i did
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    Pop the pins out...otherwise you'll spend hours re-aligning the doors when you have to put them back on.

    Rene
     
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    I started pulling the doors off my rig about 10 years ago. I have always just unblted and rebolted. Quick and simple. I personaly did not jack with mirrors and door jams/ I also do not recomend just "cutting the wires. I would cut and attach male/femal splices as you go so when it comes time to put the doors back on, you can just hook the wires back together.
    NASH
     
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    I also do not recomend just "cutting the wires. I would cut and attach male/femal splices as you go so when it comes time to put the doors back on, you can just hook the wires back together.
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    that's what i did.. you can see them here in this pic
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    You can get multi wire harnesses at radia shack and such so you won't have to futz with 35 fittings

    Oh and I unbolted mine, never messed with aligning the doors, well once, but that was just loosening the bolts a bit, hi lifting the door up and tightening
     
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    Bowtie,
    I like the way you mounted the mirrors in the jamb, I have been wondering exactly how I would do mine.
     
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    You can get multi wire harnesses at radia shack and such so you won't have to futz with 35 fittings

    Oh and I unbolted mine, never messed with aligning the doors, well once, but that was just loosening the bolts a bit, hi lifting the door up and tightening

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    that would be another and better way of doing it.. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I also do not recomend just "cutting the wires. I would cut and attach male/femal splices as you go so when it comes time to put the doors back on, you can just hook the wires back together.
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    that's what i did.. you can see them here in this pic
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    hey man, what are all those wires coming out of where your door is? i took my doors off about 2 months ago and the only wires i have, were speaker wires.. (maybe my truck is just special).. i like the way u have ur mirror though, but in AZ we are only required one so cops never said anything with just my rear-view
     
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    hey man, what are all those wires coming out of where your door is? i took my doors off about 2 months ago and the only wires i have, were speaker wires.. (maybe my truck is just special).. i like the way u have ur mirror though, but in AZ we are only required one so cops never said anything with just my rear-view

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    Power window and door locks, etc.
     
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    hey man, what are all those wires coming out of where your door is? i took my doors off about 2 months ago and the only wires i have, were speaker wires.. (maybe my truck is just special).. i like the way u have ur mirror though, but in AZ we are only required one so cops never said anything with just my rear-view

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    Power window and door locks, etc.

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    ohhhhhh i see.. you suck, i want power windows n locks.. /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
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    ohhhhhh i see.. you suck, i want power windows n locks..

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    They are rather useless with no doors though. /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
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    ohhhhhh i see.. you suck, i want power windows n locks..

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    They are rather useless with no doors though. /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif

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    hahaha yea, /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif never thought of that
     
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    Thanks everybody, it's all coming off Saturday. Hey Kevin, are you popping all your stuff off too? It'll be fun!
     
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