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Old 12 May 2005, 08:15 pm
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Default Vertical doors??

just ordered my vert. door kit, any advice on how hard the install is would be appreciated , thanks in advance
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Old 12 May 2005, 08:44 pm
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Install really varies, depending on the kit. I've looked, and the kits at $900-1500 say you are on your own, and that welding and cutting should be expected. There are true specfic bolt-in kits (with fine print that says the inner fender requires modifying) for around $2000. I decided that for that kind of money, I'd air bag mine. I'm also kinda tall, and didn't want the limited access. Call the tech line for the kit and ask them. I'd do this on any big-buck mod BEFORE paying. After sale service is something to take into consideration when shopping.
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Old 13 May 2005, 11:24 am
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Old 16 May 2005, 06:41 pm
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I have them and I love them. If you ordered the ones that vertical doors made then they are a true bolt on application. There are no instructions on how to in stall them but here are a few tips that will help you with you install.

1) Do not do this by yourself. Have a friend help.
2) The parts that must come off are the grill, black plastic liner under the fender, headlight assembly, wheel (for easy access) and finally the fender.
3) Do not remove the door!
4) The headlight assembly was hard to remove. Tilt it up as you pull it out.
5) The fender has to brackets that must be cut off before the fender can be put back on.
6) Do not cut the wiring harness! Just cut off the rubber boot around it. There is plenty of wire in the door and in the car that you can pull out. Use loom to cover the wires up.
7) Get color matching paint for your car. When you remove the old hinges the area may not be fully painted and it stands out as soon as you lift your doors. I suggest that you paint this area and the new hinges. The come in black.
8) Take your time in adjusting the alignment before you put the fender back on. You will not be able to do so after the fender is on.
9) After adjusting the door, open the rear door real slow to see if it hits the front door. If it does, more adjusting is needed.

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Old 16 May 2005, 06:56 pm
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Thanks for all that info. i am waiting for my kit to get here.. and i just purchased a sucide kit for the rear doors, gonna be a long summer
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Old 19 May 2005, 08:58 pm
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did you have to remove your front bumper at all???
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Old 20 May 2005, 01:27 am
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No. First remove tire, then black plastic liner in fender well, grill, headlight, then fender.
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Old 22 May 2005, 12:29 pm
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I am going to cut my fender because i have my side skirts molded onto my car. so instaed of breaking that whole mold cut going to cut the fender . thanks for the help
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Old 22 May 2005, 01:32 pm
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You can install the verticals doors with out taking off the fender but it will definitely require a little thought. I could do it if I were there with you. Think about you will see what I saying. Good luck and send me some pics.
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