4kq door removal

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Thu May 23 23:01:11 EDT 2002

Probably come off with an impact.  I'd only approach that job with at least
a 1/2" drive with a cheater pipe extending the handle of the standard
ratchet or with my 2-foot 1/2" drive ratchet.

At 09:19 PM 05/23/2002 -0400, Brady Moffatt wrote:

>Hi All,
>Just spent a couple of hours fighting with various 3/8" drive sockets, woble
>extensions, u-joints, box and open keys, and got a grand total of one hinge
>bolt loose on the driver's door. What gives? Audi has made it impossible to
>remove the door. There's the welded-in window channel and the door beam to
>protect the bolts from ever being accessed.
>I bought a parts car in the same colour so I could swap whole doors, hood,
>and left front fender, but the doors look like a real pain.
>Has anyone done this before? Bentley is not helpful.
>Brady Moffatt
>Montreal, Quebec, Canada
>86 4ksq, 286,000km
>86 4ksq, 208,000km parts car
>72 Datsun 240Z, 180,000 miles
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