The easiest method to replace the pins is using a hemostat. Get the
straight and curved version. This works great and you won't be crawling
around with a flashlight looking for the pin, BTDT. Removal is simple with
the appropriate size punch or allen wrench. Good luck.
Anchorage, AK (Frost is near)
At 06:29 PM 9/12/2002 -0400, Alan wrote:
>You need an awl, or you can get a 4 pc hook and pick set at auto zone. it
>contains a straight pick.
>that will pop the pin out.
>Now the real trick will be getting the pin back in.
>Using masking tape or electrical tape, tape the pin to the awl and feed it
>estimated time: 2 minutes to 2 hours
>an extra hand always helps
>I always get the door handle in less than a minute, I don't know what the
>problem with the window crank is.
>76tr6 daily again
>----- Original Message -----
>Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 5:34 PM
>Subject: door panel
> > This may seem like a silly question to those that have done it before, but
> > haven't and can't figure it out. I need to remove my door panels on the 6.
> > Now I know you need to push in on the panel at the door handle and window
> > crank to see the small holes behind them and then you need to push out the
> > pins holding them in place. Tried this with a screwdriver but every
> > screwdriver I have with a head narrow enough to push through the holes is
> > short. Is there a special purpose tool for this? Didn't want to force
> > anything since I didn't want to screw up a prefectly good door panel.
> > John, '71TR6
> > Charleston, WV
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