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How do you remove door panels without doing damage?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by justusforus, Oct 31, 2013.

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  1. justusforus

    justusforus Member Founding Member

    Aug 30, 2013
    No matter how careful I am, I always seem to break the little pop in "Christmas tree" fasteners. In some of my older cars they are not easy to replace. Maybe there is a secret I am not aware of, but I have had to get in there quite a bit and I dont want to keep making it worse.
  2. Flexin

    Flexin Admin Staff Member Founding Member Top Event

    Apr 25, 2012
    Truck Driver
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    There are tools to help do it. Almost like a two pronged fork. Damage to the fasteners seems unavoidable at times. I think the best thing is to have spares for the ones that can be replaced.

    A loose door panel can drive me crazy.

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