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88 chey 1500 pickup

I changed the lock mechanism on the doors and now they lock. but they are sagging. Should i change the hinge pins or is there another option.

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  • junkamigo Sep 22, 2008

    they are welded to the doors

  • junkamigo Sep 22, 2008

    33309 zip code fort lauderdale fl



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You may need to change the hinges completely. sorry.

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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    bryant smith Sep 22, 2008

    well then... go to your local auto parts store and see about new hinge pins and bushings(some come in kits, some are individual). some stores offer them and some won't know what you're talikng about.

    what area are you in? i'll see if i can find you a store that will be able to help you? or do you already have a store that has what you need?

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