'80's audi door handle question

Marc Swanson marcswanson at mediaone.net
Tue Dec 19 12:55:55 EST 2000

> While pounding the ice off my already broken door handle I'm
> wondering if the newer style VW/Audi
> door handles can be retrofitted to the older style like those on my 4kq?

anything is possible with a big enough hammer :-)

Seriously though, I'm going to swap the 100/200 stle door handles (the ones
you pull UP on to open the door) onto my 4kq as yet another winter project.
Basically, the internal mechanism is the same inbetween these cars but the
handle is molded into a different pattern of metal on the 200/100 doors.  If
you want to swap the handle you need to cut out the metal around the 100/200
handle and then cut out the metal around the 4kq handle and then carefull
align the mechanisms on the 4k door with the 200 sheet metal.. finally, weld
in place and then make it beautifull and VOILA, door handles that don't
break ;-)

I'll be sure to take pictures when I start the project....



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