replacement door skin repair

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replacement door skin repair

Post by pellets4fuel » 02 Jan 2018, 13:25

So I posted earlier today on a window fitment thread about getting my vent windows to install and seal up correctly. I figured out what the problem is. So a brief explanation goes as follows; I had my body work and paint done by a local tech school. One of the young men is the son of a friend of mine who was going there at the time for auto body. Him and a class mate did the body work and paint for there graduating project. I am quite please with the results. I didn't have to pay body shop price, and I got a better job done than I could have did myself (I feel)
So onto the vent window problem. The 'boys' replaced the door skins. Between comparing the two doors in the vent window location and watching some videos on replacing a 67 stang skin (couldn't find cougar ones) I know now my problem most likely lies in the fact that the two tabs that tie the outer skin to the inner are not connected, and on the drivers door the smaller tab of the two is non existent. So I think here in is the problem.
So now what to do? :roll:
I need to attach the tabs on the passengers side, and do the same and recreate one on the drivers side, and I will need to do this probably with just pop rivets as to not burn off paint or wreck anything else (dash is all in)
Don't really feel like pulling the doors off, and that don't help the applying heat to new paint.
Looking for input. Also need to know some reference measurements on how wide that gap is suppose to be from inside panel to outside. I don't have any spare doors around to check. Hopefully someone out there does, and can maybe even send me some photos.
Thanks in advance!!!!! If you PM me I will be happy to give a call also.
David
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Re: replacement door skin repair

Post by Don Rush » 03 Jan 2018, 12:39

If you would post pics of the issue guys like myself who have bare doors can respond with pics showing measurements. Where on earth did you locate door skins? I have been doing this since I was a kid and never once owned a pair.

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Re: replacement door skin repair

Post by pellets4fuel » 03 Jan 2018, 13:02

I got the skins with the car when I bought it, so can't help you on that one. They fit good and match body lines pretty well. I know there is some yellow numbering on what would be the insides of them in red oxide primer. I have a front valance like that also. I will try to get some pics and get them on here. Little challenged when it comes to that stuff :?
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Re: replacement door skin repair

Post by pellets4fuel » 03 Jan 2018, 13:33

Here are the pics. Two of the drivers side and two passengers. Need to fasten and recreate tabs and need to know correct gap/space between outer and inner panel at some reference points.
On a side note thinking these panels must have been some NOS ones acquired from somewhere. The ps side one for example has a C7WY-6520200-A on the inside of it in yellow. Didn't read the ds.
David
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1980 Toyota truck, woodgas powered
22re 4x4

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Re: replacement door skin repair

Post by pellets4fuel » 04 Jan 2018, 09:46

Any takers on this question? Really want to get my doors together. Just need gap distance from the flat face where the outside belt line strip fastens measured to the inside up lip where I guess the inside panel hooks over. I'm sure someone must have a stripped door shell out there.
It dawned on me last night when I was in the shop, if I get the spots to be welded down to good clean metal I could just use my tig welder. No sparks flying around with that like using the mig. I have too many welders I guess :)
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Re: replacement door skin repair

Post by DieselD » 04 Jan 2018, 14:10

I can measure mine for you tonight. I have my doors stripped down currently
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Re: replacement door skin repair

Post by pellets4fuel » 04 Jan 2018, 14:18

That would be great, thanks a bunch!
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Re: replacement door skin repair

Post by pellets4fuel » 05 Jan 2018, 10:58

Still looking for that measurement if anyone can give it to me.
Thanks!
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22re 4x4

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Re: replacement door skin repair

Post by Trixie » 05 Jan 2018, 15:35

just curious, what year?
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Re: replacement door skin repair

Post by DieselD » 05 Jan 2018, 17:17

pellets4fuel wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 10:58
Still looking for that measurement if anyone can give it to me.
Thanks!
I did take a picture of it for you but got side track with the kiddos while going for my tape measure. I will see about getting that for you today
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