Midget 1500 Door Hanging
Hi. Trying to re hang my door as it’s all over the place. I’ve had a nightmare here. After much messing about and several chips of paint over several hours, I am a broken man! At the A post, it sits nicely at the top of door then gap gets bigger and bigger toward bottom of door. At the rear of door, it is nearly there, but has contact at the top near the edge and contacts the frame chipping paint off where the door kinks up vertical about two inches toward top of door. I have adjusted hinge positions, marking as I go, also tried moving the door horizontally forward using the adjusting bolts inside door, having removed door card. So, can anybody offer any more ideas as I’m out of my patience here, thanks in advance. Garry
Re: Midget 1500 Door Hanging
Would I be right in thinking that the car has had some work on the sills and any other bodywork?
These cars need to be very well braced across the door openings if the sills are being worked on as they can close up at the top edge if not supported while the sills are repaired or replaced.
If this is what's happened then rather than trying to correct the alignment of the bodywork to the door it would be easier to reshape the door to fit the door opening you have!
We'd be interested to hear how you get on too...