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PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:34 pm    Post subject: Front door panel screw placement Reply with quote

I have searched and read and have found some good pics on front door panels regarding the placement and number of screws but I need to know how far from the edge of the panel are the screws set? Pictures below are borrowed from the gallery, Thanks. I am guessing they are about 1/2" in from edge? I have welded up the old holes because I had about two extra sets and all were increased in size or in rough shape. Any help is appreciated.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hold you panel up to the door, then peak behind it to see how much room is the shortest distance of door metal to panel edge. Panels may be different sizes, so just be consistent with the spacing and your washer gets a good grab of the panel. 1/2" is about right.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Exact location is a bit different for each front door panel.
23 screws per door.

here is another one:
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

IMO they were random drilled at the factory on the assemble line....
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What about tracing your door panel on a piece of cardboard.
Cut it out. Place on door. Use an awl to locate the holes (by penetrating the cardboard) and then lay it on your door panel to mark it.
Just a thought.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

dvance wrote:
What about tracing your door panel on a piece of cardboard.
Cut it out. Place on door. Use an awl to locate the holes (by penetrating the cardboard) and then lay it on your door panel to mark it.
Just a thought.


sventinker wrote:
I have welded up the old holes


Thanks everyone I have a good idea now. when I bought the panels from Clara She began to tell me how to do it but I figured after telling twenty people before me I'd save her the breath. I should have let her tell me. Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Clara is right! Locations of factory drilled holes vary. Maybe a thread on locations by year thread?
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