I can't get the window cranks off: 54 Chevy - Page 2 - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Interior
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #16 (permalink)  
Old 08-25-2009, 08:52 AM
Riot Racing's Avatar
Member
 

Last journal entry: Por 15
Last photo:
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 399
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
I went into a Kragen autoparts thinking there was no way they had the right tool, but Ill give them a shot.

I purchased a door handle removal tool and IT WORKED.

My god, that tool made my life so much easier. I had six handles off within 20mins. No frustration, no swearing, I was stupid to even attempt this without the tool.

Thanks everyone for your help.

If there a tool to put those clips back on?

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #17 (permalink)  
Old 08-25-2009, 08:56 AM
cobalt327's Avatar
WFO
 
Last wiki edit: Intake manifold
Last journal entry: 1980 Malibu Wagon
Last photo:
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Atlanta
Age: 60
Posts: 5,037
Wiki Edits: 1616

Thanks: 128
Thanked 598 Times in 547 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Riot Racing
If there a tool to put those clips back on?
If it's the right tool, you use the same tool to reinstall the clips as to remove them.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #18 (permalink)  
Old 08-25-2009, 10:10 AM
DanTwoLakes's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Contact adhesive
Last journal entry: 49 Packard
Last photo:
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin
Age: 65
Posts: 6,014
Wiki Edits: 22

Thanks: 0
Thanked 168 Times in 154 Posts
This is the easy part. You don't need a tool to re-install the clips. You push them into the groove in the end of the handles with your fingers until you can see the two lobes of the clip in the opening for the post. Once the clip is back in place in the handle, you can push the handle back on its post. If you replace the old clips with new clips, they are a little harder to put back in place, but the heaviest tool you will need is your thumbnail. When you push the handle back on, the clip springs apart and once it is down far enough on the post, the clip engages the groove and holds the handle in place. Make sure you have the handles in the right position before you fully seat the clips, or you'll be doing it all over again. This is what the clip looks like re-installed in the handle.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0300.jpg
Views:	61
Size:	137.4 KB
ID:	40253   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0302.jpg
Views:	61
Size:	120.0 KB
ID:	40254  
__________________
__________________________________

No one lives forever, the trick is creating something that will.
__________________________________

Last edited by DanTwoLakes; 08-25-2009 at 10:25 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Interior posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
the history of chevy v8's savman1 Hotrodders' Lounge 43 03-02-2012 07:57 PM
54' chevy 4 door window channel gavinpierce Interior 3 01-11-2011 08:27 AM
Engine build ideas Rug Engine 23 12-25-2006 02:39 PM
'54 Chevy grille effienut Hotrodding Basics 4 03-22-2006 10:09 AM
54? Chevy sedan ChevelleSS_LS6 Hotrodding Basics 27 06-12-2005 03:11 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.