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Door Hinge Pins and Bushings - EM
Posted by: Johnnya101 ()
Date: April 08, 2019 04:53PM

The drivers door and pass door on my 61 coupe sag. Drivers door just a little but pass a ton. Need to install new pins and bushings. Clarks pins, while I am sure they are quality, are just so expensive for one single pin...

I was going to see if I could use NAPA part 675-1246 for the new pins and bushings instead. [www.napaonline.com] This guy did his hinges and they fit okay [www.corvairforum.com]

I see a longer pin and shorter pin. Im guessing its only the longer one that fits? What have you all done for replacing pins and bushings?

Worse case, if I need to buy 4 kits for 4 pins, still half the price of Clarks. Again, not hating on them. Custom vs NAPA, and Im sure they are well worth the expense.



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Re: Door Hinge Pins and Bushings - EM
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: April 08, 2019 05:43PM

Pins are all the same... just lengths!! Always been that way... Buy the long ones and cut them off!

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Re: Door Hinge Pins and Bushings - EM
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: April 08, 2019 06:42PM

Got calipers? The measuring type. not brake..... Or a small crescent wrench.

Measure diameter of your pin, visit Help* section of FLAPS and buy pins and bushings that fit.

You may cut long pins shorter.

*Dorman Products carded line of helpful stuff.

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Fredericksburg, VA

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