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Door rust

Old 05-17-19, 09:00 AM
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I don't know what's involved with replacing a door, but as mentioned, it made me think of my first car, where the lower part of the left doors was actually gone from rust. And being a kid I didn't know how to do the job so I wanted the salvage guy to do it, which he did....

If you can DIY the door, I think $370 is fine...and even if you don't like it, you can always put the old one back...maybe even work on it from the inside, off the car....
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Old 05-17-19, 09:27 PM
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I have the same thing it just showing up , I spray fluid film behind the chrome hopefully it's slowing down .
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Old 05-18-19, 08:37 PM
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Before buying a used door, remove the door panel first so you can look inside and see if there is any rust starting where the trim is attached to the door. If it's clean this is the route I would take...
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