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Old 11-03-2008, 10:20 PM
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You can do this on most of the older designs but watch out on some of the newer designs where the intrusion beam attaches to the lower hinge reinforcement. The newer Ford trucks are one example as Ford recomends a full door replacement any time the intrusion beam mounting area is damaged and they do bend everytime the door goes a little past it's designed travel limit. It just amazes me how the engineers can design a door that reacts so well in a crash but needs to be replaced when the wind catches it and flings it open....