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If your car you are working on is reflective of your nickname.. 68 Camaro..

First do yourself a favor and buy a cheap set of interior panel tools. cost you about five to ten dollars.. or you can use a thin stiff prying tool .. The interior panel is a cardboard/hardboard and due to age can crack or break. It has a series of spring clips that pop into corrosponding holes in the door. The obvious needs to be removed.. window crank, door release and arm rest before you begin prying around to locate these clips.

Make sure you are as close to the clips as possible before prying them out.. otherwise they will rupture out of the hardboard and you will need to patch that as best you can.. you may need to buy a few new clips at a local parts store as sometimes the old ones break. When you get the door panel free around the edges/both sides and the bottom.. if I remember right you may need to pop it upwards to free it from the top.

Best of luck to you

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