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adam89k5
07-30-2010, 03:34 AM
both my doors shut fine, but they look like they stick out a little the further down they go. mainly under the black trim. maybe a centimeter or two but its enough to notice.lol anything i can do?

GREY-GHOST
07-30-2010, 03:56 AM
You might need to replace your door pins. If the doors do get hard to close, thats your problem.

adam89k5
07-30-2010, 04:02 AM
now that you mention it, they do take a little extra force to close. where are the pins located?

Ahays000
07-30-2010, 04:28 AM
there are two pins and four bushings on each side, if you open the door and look at the hinges you will see the vertical pins literally holding your door on...over time these wear and the doors sag... another way to tell is to open the door all the way and lift up on it and see if it moves.

Most likely your problem, mine are shot too and my doors don't close right at the bottom either

89 CUSTOM RUST
07-30-2010, 10:27 AM
Lol. I've had all new pins in my center.console since the day I bought her. Least of my problems Haha. Good luck. Maybe do a how to if you replace yours.

89 CUSTOM RUST
07-30-2010, 10:32 AM
Lol. I've had all new pins in my center.console since the day I bought her. Least of my problems Haha. Good luck. Maybe do a how to if you replace yours.

Just-speed
07-30-2010, 10:54 AM
I replaced all my pins last year. It was a pain in the ass. The worst part is i changed mine and I did'nt need to cause it was not my pins. Anyway they are a complete pain in the ass to know out. (mine was anyway) You gotta use a punch and knock the pins out. Then knock new pins in. Really what you need to do is have a helper. Take weight of door off one hinge at a time then remove and install pin. With the weight of the door off the hinge it helps.

transman
07-30-2010, 11:37 AM
the easiest way i have found is a floor jack and a block of wood under the back corner of the door. just put a little pressure on the jack and the pins come right out.

adam89k5
07-30-2010, 01:31 PM
thanks guys for the info. while im waitin on a transmission rebuild ill go ahead and knock out some cosmetic probs like this. ill be sure and do a how to with some pics too.

spectreblazer
07-30-2010, 10:56 PM
i'd take the whole door off. that's how i did mine. and replacing the pins and bushings were a breeze.

adam89k5
08-01-2010, 02:35 AM
anywhere in particular i should order em from? lmc has a set for bout $13 per side.

dujobu
08-05-2010, 02:14 PM
The doors on my '71 don't close right either, but they don't seem to be loose, so I don't think they're sagged. What else could be the problem/solution?

83blazerjunkie
08-06-2010, 11:07 PM
I got my pins from napa for less than 8 bucks a side.. also check and make sure that the weld from the door skins haven't broke loose.. that was the first thing I fixed on mine before new pins went in