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tig488 11-05-2010 06:26 PM

ive had enough of these crappy doors...
 
my front and rear passenger side door panels have been cracked, the front is barely usable. ive noticed its a common problem with these POSs and apparently Jeep/Chrysler doesnt want to pony up and fix the problem right. its probably gonna take somebody dying and getting trapped then hitting them with a wrongful death lawsuit before they dix it. in the meantime, i dont see paying 600 a door logical. after calling several salvage yards i found one that had both front and rear passenger doors....they only wanted 25 each. granted they arent the same color but thats why they make spraypaint.

$25 door panel
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t...8/IMG00216.jpg
to remove assembly i carefully drilled out the melted tabs and it pops right off.
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t...8/IMG00218.jpg
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t...8/IMG00217.jpg
since i have a limited i had to remove my chrome handle and swap it over. just pull the pin up and it all falls apart.
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t...8/IMG00219.jpg

thats all i have so far, the paint i had was a shade light so im gonna go buy some more and finish up over the weekend. ill post more pics of the finished product.

tig488 11-06-2010 02:06 PM

Re: ive had enough of these crappy doors...
 
closest i could come to matching my tan interior was the flat camo tan, its still a teenie tiny bit lighter
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t...8/IMG00220.jpg
assembled and painted
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t...8/IMG00221.jpg
backside showing how its attached, i used screws and plastic bond i got at lowes
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t...8/IMG00226.jpg
all done.
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t...8/IMG00222.jpg

the only thing i dont like, is 3 of the screws i used were too long, they didnt go thru the door panel but discolored it in 3 very small placed. no big deal after i touched it up with paint. im in this for $30, so eat a dick jeep.

JDubya 11-06-2010 05:56 PM

Re: ive had enough of these crappy doors...
 
so what's the problem with the doors? The part the holds the handle breaks?

tig488 11-06-2010 07:15 PM

Re: ive had enough of these crappy doors...
 
yeah look at pic 5, the piece on the left.


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