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Re: Door handle interchangeability

Zafer Mehmood  [209] writes:
> The driver's side door handle on my '87 5000TQ is broken. I am thinking
> of getting one from the junk yard instead of paying $60 to $70 for a new
> one. Can someone tell me if the handles used on the mid-eighties 4000
> and VWs are the same as on the 5000's (they look similar)? Thanks in advance.

The answer is no :-(.  They look similar, but they are not
the same.  Get a handle off a similar vintage 5000 instead,
if you can find one.

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