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It happened in the driveway

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It happened in the driveway

Post by 1998v70xcbill » Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:12 pm

It was a beautiful morning. I decided to adjust the valves on my 1895 300sd. All was going well, until i had to move the 1998 v70xc. I could not close the driver door? Door stop (jamb) broke. Luckly I was home and Had a 10mm and 40 torxx. The door was stuck wide open. With the above, I was able to close the door. I then had to remove the door skin to completely remove the door stop.

I just glad this did not happen on the road.

I just removed the steering lock as the preventive measure.

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Re: It happened in the driveway

Post by Sommerfeldt » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:01 am

Hopefully, you wouldn't go driving in the first place, if your door was stuck wide open after you got in the car... ;) :lol:

Good job though - my passenger side door is now starting the tell tale crunching, so I'll be replacing mine soon as well.

(I know what you meant, btw. ;) )

- S
'96 855 T5, R bumper and spoiler, Koni Yellows & blue H&R springs all 'round.

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