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How to replace outer door skin on a 75 vette

Posted: Nov 15th, 2017 1:32 am
by mike
I'm requesting information on how to remove and replace the outer door skin on my 75 corvette stingray coupe

Re: How to replace outer door skin on a 75 vette

Posted: Dec 9th, 2017 10:21 pm
by MaineVette
I've never replaced a door skin but I imagine it's a lot like any other body panel replacement. Use heat to soften the bonding agent and then use a putty knife and mallet to separate the skin from the frame. Once the old skin is removed clean the bonding surfaces and then reinstall a new skin using bonding agent. Once the bonding agent is cured you'll have to trim the door skin to achieve the proper door gaps.

Hope this is helpful. Not having done it before it's difficult to be more specific.

Re: How to replace outer door skin on a 75 vette

Posted: Dec 10th, 2017 4:20 pm
by vito
Willcox had a good write up on this on the other site.