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01-17-2012 04:46 PM
tbrown8338
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR
This all sounds so odd, you really need to post the photos. Upload them to photobucket.com and then you can post the link here. You can edit them very easily as well, it's really a good way to post photos.

Brian
got your photo mr brian are you there.
01-16-2012 07:30 PM
MARTINSR This all sounds so odd, you really need to post the photos. Upload them to photobucket.com and then you can post the link here. You can edit them very easily as well, it's really a good way to post photos.

Brian
01-16-2012 06:58 PM
tbrown8338
picture of the door and hood on my 49 chevy

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Originally Posted by tbrown8338
i went and took a look. look like the outer cowl been replaced. can they have gotten that off a 1/2" some how. like i said the gap starts getting bigger and bigger the closer it get to the bottom. it actually starts about 18" up. any suggestions

picture of my door and hood

cant get my pictures to up load file too big
01-15-2012 07:02 PM
tbrown8338
1949 door

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Originally Posted by tbrown8338
ok thatnk's a lot
i went and took a look. look like the outer cowl been replaced. can they have gotten that off a 1/2" some how. like i said the gap starts getting bigger and bigger the closer it get to the bottom. it actually starts about 18" up. any suggestions
01-15-2012 06:15 PM
tbrown8338
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Originally Posted by ratrodmiller
The door weather stripping is wedged shaped and it fits perfectly around inside of door panel.right in place where doors skin wraps around door edge.also ill post pic of mine tommor.
ok thatnk's a lot
01-15-2012 06:01 PM
ratrodmiller
weather stripping

The door weather stripping is wedged shaped and it fits perfectly around inside of door panel.right in place where doors skin wraps around door edge.also ill post pic of mine tommor.
01-15-2012 05:56 PM
ratrodmiller
doors

Only other alternate fix is cut post lose..when or if floor of cab was replaced the post may have not been straight when new one was welded in. I guess..lol....
01-15-2012 05:53 PM
tbrown8338
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Originally Posted by ratrodmiller
As far as door rubber I bought mine from classic truck parts in dallas,tx and its real good soft easily conforms and use 3m weather stripping adhesive to install it around doors.

you don't have a part number do you and a picture of how they fit on the doors
01-15-2012 05:51 PM
tbrown8338
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Originally Posted by ratrodmiller
Well you can slot the hinge out. All three bolt holes that attach to door, slot those holes n hinges and move door back.
that won't help either. th problem is the gap is perfect on the back side of the door (rear) and it is perfect on the front side until you get close to the bottom. it seem like the front post may be twisted some how i reall don't know
01-15-2012 05:49 PM
ratrodmiller
weather strip

As far as door rubber I bought mine from classic truck parts in dallas,tx and its real good soft easily conforms and use 3m weather stripping adhesive to install it around doors.
01-15-2012 05:38 PM
ratrodmiller
door adjustment

Well you can slot the hinge out. All three bolt holes that attach to door, slot those holes n hinges and move door back.
01-15-2012 05:33 PM
tbrown8338
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Originally Posted by ratrodmiller
Tbrown
I've seen alot of the trucks with your problem. It prolly got hung on something while backing up and the hinge is prolly stretched out.I would try and replace hinges first.
i really don't think it a hing problem the door open and clos fine it's jus the gap at the bottom not the whole gap just about 8" up from the bottom
01-15-2012 05:26 PM
ratrodmiller
door adjustment

Tbrown
I've seen alot of the trucks with your problem. It prolly got hung on something while backing up and the hinge is prolly stretched out.I would try and replace hinges first.
01-15-2012 04:55 PM
tbrown8338
1949 chevy hood

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Originally Posted by tbrown8338
probally about a 1/4" gap
can you tell me how to adjust it
01-15-2012 04:54 PM
tbrown8338
1949 chevy pickup doors

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Originally Posted by ratrodmiller
hello, What you prolly need to do is shim the front cab mount up about 3/8 of inch also you made need to shim core support up some too.
any more questions feel free to ask i love the trucks!
yes sir i have a problem with the passenger door gap. at the bottom of this door on the fender side i have a big gap when closed probally 1/2" and about 8" up. i took some measurements in between the door post and on the passanger side it measures about 34" across at the bottom bolt on the hinge. on the drive side it measures about 331/2". i think the outer door post been repaired but it all looks straight. do you have any suggestion on how to correct this. please help!!!! also can you help me with the door rubber on this truck. i ordered some from lmc but it was the wrong rubber and would not let the door close. can you tell me where to get the right rubber from.
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