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Sloppy Door Hinge
« on: May 02, 2012, 06:48:32 AM »
72 Pinto Wagon - Removed doors for rust fix and replaced them.  Driver's door hinge worn out, shims fell out, sloppy up and down.  (When you lift the door handle the door travels up 1/2 or so.)  So do I look for a new hinge?  Can I have the current hinge fixed? (Welded, Shimmed).  Thanks, jt

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Re: Sloppy Door Hinge
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2012, 10:22:08 PM »
you could replace the bronze bushing with with ones from a ford fox body mustang like i did. the pins you may need to search around for the right dia.
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Re: Sloppy Door Hinge
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2012, 10:46:25 PM »
John let me check the yard I should have good .   Fred   :)
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Re: Sloppy Door Hinge
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2012, 02:53:14 PM »
FRED - Let me know if you have a RH, Lower Door Hinge (serviceable -tight hinge) for 72.  I'll pay reasonable price gladly.  Thanks, JT

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Re: Sloppy Door Hinge
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2012, 05:49:32 PM »
John I have for $25.00 + ship .   Fred   :)
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Re: Sloppy Door Hinge
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2012, 10:31:38 AM »
FRED - Let me know if you have a RH, Lower Door Hinge (serviceable -tight hinge) for 72.  I'll pay reasonable price gladly.  Thanks, JT

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Re: Sloppy Door Hinge
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2012, 04:26:09 PM »
John part was shipped today at 1:20 pm my time.    Fred   :)
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