Adjusting door hinges

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This is great info. I have to raise the rear of my door to match the top of the quarter.
 

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I'm a visual type. Good info in the video, even though it's for 74. I'm sure there is a video for 60s cars, too. I found this one first.

 

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Y’all are going to ruin the originality of Ma Mopars finest work. If it’s too perfect no one will believe it’s a survivor. :)
 

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My passengers top door trim doesn't line up with quarter or fender. Think the holes for clips aren't drilled right.
 

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My passengers top door trim doesn't line up with quarter or fender. Think the holes for clips aren't drilled right.

Mine too, especially between the door and the rear quarter. Something was off on the original trim or mounting.
 

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After receiving some great advice from eldubb over the phone today, I adjusted the the upper door hinge and the rear portion of the fender which got the body alignments pretty good. I was able to get a sixteenth of movement out of the side moldings and it now looks tolerable for an old Plymouth.

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After receiving some great advice from eldubb over the phone today, I adjusted the the upper door hinge and the rear portion of the fender which got the body alignments pretty good. I was able to get a sixteenth of movement out of the side moldings and it now looks tolerable for an old Plymouth.

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That looks a lot better, RC. Door adjustments can be a real test of patience.
 
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