Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - 77pontiac door hinge
View Single Post
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 02-13-2012, 07:30 AM
deadbodyman's Avatar
deadbodyman deadbodyman is offline
Registered User
 
Last wiki edit: Stripping paint Last photo:
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: augusta,ga.
Age: 54
Posts: 6,396
Wiki Edits: 11

Thanks: 28
Thanked 523 Times in 443 Posts
the upper wears out worst but the bottom is almost as bad ,as soon as the top starts to wear the bottom has to make up the difference,but they are always BOTH bad...always replace the pins AND bushings on both...I've seen them so bad the hole in the hinge where the bushing goes was oval and the latch and stricker needed to be replaced along with the stricker mounting plate inside the door jamb needed to be welded back in...
The last thing you want to do is shim the bottom hinge to raise the door back into position....
Reply With Quote