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Re: Door alignment advice sought...

To: "Mehr, Louis" <louis.mehr@sonyericsson.com>, <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: Door alignment advice sought...
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 02:23:42 -0700

You need to loosen the door hinges. Moving the bottom hinge outward will
move the top rear of the door in. you'll need to work with all the
adjustemts to find a happy medium where it seems to fit best. These cars
weren't built to exacting standards, so it takes some fiddling to find the
best alignment.


At 11:00 AM +0200 6/5/02, Mehr, Louis wrote:
>Hi All,
>My problem is approximately 5mm of overhang on the top of the rear
>vertical edge of both the driver and passenger doors i.e. the top of the
>door sticks out by 5mm even though the bottom does not.
>The car has, I am told, reskinned doors & I bought it with no doors in place.
>I've Tried:
>-Moving striker plate back as far as possible
>-Removing the rubber seals
>-An "original" door i.e. not reskinned (not much better)
>Does anyone know any tricks for ensuring door alignment is achieved?
>Thanks in advance,
>Louis Mehr, UK
>RHD 71 Sprite with 1098 engine.

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