Same person. Just sent him a set for a 40 Woody. Lost track of how many he has done for me. Were your repro hinges supplied with nylon bushings? A customer supplied me with those. I threw them in the garbage.The person refered to named Willie that rebuilds door hinges,is this the same guy that rebuilds hood hinges?
What kind of tape is this you are using to protect your paint ??? If I should decide to make any adjustments to my pannels I was going to use painters tape then put duct tape over that ???Thanks for all the replies, guys. I also really appreciate the illustrations and photos. Unfortunately I don't know the history of this car. Anything is possible, but if the quarter panel was replaced it must have happened a very long time ago because everything behind the panel and in the wheel well and trunk looks old. However, the door almost seems too long for the opening. If I were able to get the gaps right there would be no room for the weatherstripping at the cowl area. I'm so frustrated. Below is a photo of the door gap when I bought the car. At that time the door panel hit the windlace every time the door was closed.
I stayed up late last night trying to get a slightly wider gap at the top and no matter what I do I can't make it happen. The door refuses to go forward the way I want it to. I had to remove the stainless A pillar trim because the fender was hitting it.
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