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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by baldbandit, Sep 4, 2001.

  1. baldbandit

    baldbandit 1/2 ton status

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    I am fixing to shave the mirrors and door handles and locks on my 84 1/2 2wd chevy. My question is, has anyone ever done this? If so, what brand actuators did you use? any problems? How many # acuators did you use? Any info on this would be greatly; appreciated!

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    baldbandit

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  2. wakedog

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    I have not shaved mine but i did order a door lock kit from summit, it works great. But also in summit they have door popper kits for trucks and im sure they have any other associated stuff too.

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  3. Michael

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  4. jwduke

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    I saw a '80 Chevy pickup that the Doors, locks were shaved plus the taillights &amp; tailgate handle were shaved! This looked so kewl, I've decided I've got to do it to mine!

    1 ton '87 Chevy SWB in the making!
     
  5. ftn96

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    I shave about once a week. Too much of a pain. [​IMG]

    tRustyk5 for President!!![​IMG]
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    Its much easier to just take the doors off altogether. A few bolts, and volia! No more pesky handles or locks.

    Pete

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  7. Rob 85K5

    Rob 85K5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I had this done on a Regal I used to have. Shave the handles and the locks. Then if you have power locks you can use that actuater to open the doors. then you just need a keyless entry kit for remote purposes.
    Make sure you leave yourself a second way in. I had a push button under the fender, you can use a momentary elecrical switch for more security. If the battery dies you need an remote post on the frame, I would hit the button with a set of jumper cables and then the door would open.

    Rob 85K5

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  8. 90BlazerK5

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    WEll, seems to me that if you went down a good naroow Heep trail, the door handles and mirrors would take care of themselves!
     

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