Posts Tagged ‘Door Hinge Shims’

Doors and Windows

Doors and Windows Door Hinges I decided against removing the hinge pins to “restore” the hinges. All the hinges were free moving but nice and tight with no discernible excess play. The door side of the hinge is aluminum while the body pillar side of the hinge is unpainted steel. It appeared that the hinges were […]


Body Fittings

Body Fittings Finishers on “A” Posts The original finishers were in excellent condition. I had both rechromed for the project. Though two of the tabs have holes in them as if for screws, no screws are used for installation. The tabs are tightly bent over the posts and the finishers are glued to the post. Finishers […]


Entry 49 – Doors, Door Hinges, Door Hinge Shims, Door Check Arms, Door Lock Striker

RH Front Upper Hinge

Doors and Hinges Today I removed the doors and door hinges from the car. A few of the phillips head hinge bolts required heating for removal but I eventually got them all! I began with the LH rear door and moved from there to the right rear, then the right front followed by the left […]