Tag: doors

C4 Door Handle Renew and Reconditioning

1984 to 1996 C-4 Door Handle Re-New / Reconditioning After years of use in the harsh Canadian climate, (summer, winter, fall, spring) my C-4 door handles have fallen victim to finish cracks, stone chips and fading. The finish chips and cracks revealed the grayish colored aluminum underneath. It looked really bad! I considered replacing the […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

C4 Door Panel Attachment Repair

Finally, after 4+ years of ownership, I have repaired the dreaded floppy door panel syndrome that has plagued my car. You too may be suffering from this disease, where the top of the door panel pulls off the door frame and kinda hangs there, flopping around, only be held on by a few door screws […] More »

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Fixing Door Leaks on C3

The following Tech Tip is being brought to you courtesy of Shark Quarterly. Please see the end of the article for subscription discounts for Corvetteforum.com members. MORE ON SHARK WATER LEAKS by: Larry Ingram For those of you without water leaks I hope that you know how lucky you are, or please allow me to […] More »

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Getting In When Locked Out…

This method worked for me on my PKE-equipped \’93 Corvette. Another guy and I shook the car so much the keys slid off the dash and onto the passenger floor! Anyway, here\’s how to save a call to the locksmith… What you\’ll need: 10-ga. wire, about 3\’ long (a coathanger might work, but generally the […] More »

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How to Adjust Doors and Side Window Glass

I used to have to slam my door every time to get it to close all of the way. I also had excessive wind noise from a window which wouldn\’t seal properly. One day I decided I was going to get serious and fix the problem once and for all. I had already replaced the […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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