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I have to remove all the innards from my passenger door and install it all in a new door. The old door has power windows and locks. The new door is empty.

I have the Fisher Body Manual that shows a couple pictures but doesn't seem like enough.

Has anyone ever done this? Anyone have any suggestions before I start?

Jack
 

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I do it all the time. First paint the new door. You can scuff it with a red scotch pad and degreaser/wax remover. Spray a coat of 2K sealer, then base and clear.
Lay the doors out side by side. Protect the new one with heavy blankets or cardboard and then transfer parts from one to the other. If you get confused just look at the other door. Really not that complicated.
Leave off the outside handle, lock cylinder, mirror and belt molding (sometimes called swepes) until after the outside is painted.
 

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Jack I did this a few years ago when I swapped doors on my son's Malibu. I took pictures and before taking the guts out I marked all the holes needed and what not on the replacement door using the original door as a guide. Once you get going on it it's not that bad.
 

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PLEASE POST PICS OF THE POWER WINDOW DOOR ASSEMBLY PROCESS !!!

I have 2 new rust free power window doors , completely gutted. my stock doors have crank windows. I have no idea if I'm missing anything or not, or even where anything goes in the new doors.

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You will need a 1/4 rivet gun,, most hand held rivet guns dont do the larger rivet,, go to harbor freight and get one for 20+ $$,, I have one and use it every once and a while,,, the only difference between the power vs manual is the motor,, nothing special to go to power or power to manual,, but you need the large 1/4 rivets,, if you try a smaller rivet it will work loose and if you like doing a job twice like DDD then have it,, Matty man
 

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PLEASE POST PICS OF THE POWER WINDOW DOOR ASSEMBLY PROCESS !!!

I have 2 new rust free power window doors , completely gutted. my stock doors have crank windows. I have no idea if I'm missing anything or not, or even where anything goes in the new doors.

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I'd post the pics I had but that was well over 5 years and 3 computers ago...my pics are long gone.
 

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PLEASE POST PICS OF THE POWER WINDOW DOOR ASSEMBLY PROCESS !!!

I have 2 new rust free power window doors , completely gutted. my stock doors have crank windows. I have no idea if I'm missing anything or not, or even where anything goes in the new doors.

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I'll try to take pics and post them when I finish. Probably this weekend.

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When you use the 1/4 inch rivot gun. Be carefull. Try to get one that the handles have bends in them. When these pop and you have straight handle rivot guns. You will punch your fists together or pinch your stomach in the handle. Its not that bad of a project. Do it like the first post said. Good Luck.
 

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Damn OD! That's a lot of computers in 5 years. Too much internet porn???

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lol...yeah that's it keyser......

no I seem to do alot of work from home...CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) it's going all the time. When one craps out I've got a guy that puts together another from tons of parts he has. This one is starting to act up from time to time and it's replacement is waiting in the garage.


Sorry for the thread hijack Jack.
 
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