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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2021 1:35 pm    Post subject: Removing door panel Reply with quote

How do you remove the plastic covers on window crank and door latch to access the screws so door panel can be removed on a 70 coupe? Manual say's pry off but where do you pry? Thanks
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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2021 3:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Removing door panel Reply with quote

look closer, i think the pry spot is in back part (back=back of car).
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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2021 3:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Removing door panel Reply with quote

The plastic will lift away from a metal frame that lies beneath it. Use a small flat tip screwdriver covered with tape, to pry away either side of the base. The plastic cover pops up pretty easily uncovering a screw in the center of the metal base.

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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2021 5:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Removing door panel Reply with quote

OK got that how about the door opener?
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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2021 6:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Removing door panel Reply with quote

Starbucket wrote:
OK got that how about the door opener?


Thats the one i thought you were asking about in post 1. Embarassed
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PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2021 8:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Removing door panel Reply with quote

Starbucket wrote:
OK got that how about the door opener?


There should be a small screw behind the interior door handle. You can see it better if you pull the handle to open the door...
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PostPosted: Sun May 30, 2021 5:53 am    Post subject: Re: Removing door panel Reply with quote

Abigdumkid wrote:
Starbucket wrote:
OK got that how about the door opener?


There should be a small screw behind the interior door handle. You can see it better if you pull the handle to open the door...


If you have the chrome trim piece around the door release handle, there may be a plastic 'cup' just behind the pull handle, wedge that out, you will see the small screw behind the handle which holds the chrome trim, remove that, remove chrome piece, pry door panel off. There are several little tabs around the perimeter of the panel held in place at holes in the door.

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PostPosted: Sun May 30, 2021 7:29 am    Post subject: Re: Removing door panel Reply with quote

rbsurfguy wrote:
Abigdumkid wrote:
Starbucket wrote:
OK got that how about the door opener?


There should be a small screw behind the interior door handle. You can see it better if you pull the handle to open the door...


If you have the chrome trim piece around the door release handle, there may be a plastic 'cup' just behind the pull handle, wedge that out, you will see the small screw behind the handle which holds the chrome trim, remove that, remove chrome piece, pry door panel off. There are several little tabs around the perimeter of the panel held in place at holes in the door.

Jeff


OK thanks I'll see if I can pry that piece off. Just being over careful as parts are hard to find so I ask first. Thanks for the info. all.
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