[urq] Help needed: Door hinges pin replacement
mikemk40 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 26 18:07:24 EST 2004
it's a roll pin and so v hard indeed
you can get a tool for knocking them out
> From: "Louis-Alain Richard" <laraa at sympatico.ca>
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> Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 11:48 PM
> Subject: [urq] Help needed: Door hinges pin
> Anybody has a clue how to replace the door hinge
> pin/bushings in an urQ?
> I guess 4000 doors hinges are the same, as well as
> type 43 cars. Same part
> numbers anyway.
> The pin seems to be press fit from the top but there
> is no opening at the
> bottom to push it upwards. I tried to drill a small
> hole from the bottom but
> the metal is at least as hard as my drill bits.
> The only way I can figure now is to un-weld it from
> the car and weld in a
> new one. I guess there is an easier way.
> Door is unbolted from the hinges but the wiring
> harness keeps it close to
> the body. I got 2 new pins (433 831 421A) and 2 new
> bushings (433 831 441)
> Please chime in before I attack the bottom of the
> hinge with my grinder.
> 83 urQ with a sagging driver side door
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