make a 89 door fit a 92 or 93

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make a 89 door fit a 92 or 93

Post by Briano1234 » Wed Mar 21, 2007 4:29 pm

I had a dent free door on an 89 that was the wrong color, and I had a extremely dented door on my 93.

Sure there are other FAQ's out there but I wanted to be as close as possible.

So how do you take a manual door and convert it to power windows.

Start with this.


And end up like this.


Measure and mark the area to cut and drill.


You have to drill a 1/4 inch hole 1 1/4 inch from center to center above the top hole.

You have to make room for the tweeter by expanding the top hole to with in 3/4 of an inch from the outside
of the mirror adjuster hole.

Lastly you have to expand the hole for the speaker to accommodate the larger 93 speaker.

I have outlined in blue the area to be cut.



And you end up with


I test fitted the inner panel prior to getting the paint applied.

Tomorrow when I am finished painting the door I will snap a pic.

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Post by Calimus » Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:31 pm

Maybe your daughters should trash you cabbies more, it seems to inspire an insane ammount of technical advancement from ya :P

Very cool Brian, I only wish I were so creative.
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Post by 1lowcab » Thu Mar 22, 2007 10:52 am

nice job :thumbup:
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