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Old 05-19-2009, 02:54 PM   #1
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pleasee help me.

i'm sure tons of people ask this question all the time but i really need help and none of the old posts ideas seem to work

i can't get my passengers door off, it litterally is stuck on the bottom hinge
i've wasted about half a bottle of WD40 and ive used every other greaser and idea i could think of...
any other ideas? pleaseee.

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Old 05-19-2009, 02:59 PM   #2
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Put the nut back on slightly (do not expose the treads) Now while someone is pulling up and swinging the door back and forth tap the nut with a hammer. be careful not to force it.

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Old 05-19-2009, 03:09 PM   #3
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my dad had this problem. put some wood/bricks under the door when its open and use the jack to lift it out of the hinge
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Old 05-19-2009, 04:37 PM   #4
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TAKE THE NUTS OFF BEFORE YOU PULL TRY TO PULL THE DOOR OFF. no j/k I used the jack and 2x4 trick.. It worked great..
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Old 05-19-2009, 09:37 PM   #5
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TAKE THE NUTS OFF BEFORE YOU PULL TRY TO PULL THE DOOR OFF. no j/k I used the jack and 2x4 trick.. It worked great..
no wonder...i knew those bolts had to be taken off. jk
haha i'll try the 2x4 trick and jack... thanks guys.
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Old 05-19-2009, 09:47 PM   #6
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my dad had this problem. put some wood/bricks under the door when its open and use the jack to lift it out of the hinge
I did the exact same thing. A floor jack couple pieces of 2x4 for extra height. Just make sure to not get to excessive with the jack. Just lift the jack slow, you dont wanna end up bending the doors or the hinges.
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Old 05-20-2009, 06:53 AM   #7
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Yea I had to use a jack. I was not prepared whe it came out. It did not pop out but damn the door was a lot heavier that I expected.
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Old 05-20-2009, 07:09 AM   #8
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You guys are brave using a jack. I'd be REALLY careful not to bend a pin or damage the hinge. If the jack is absolutely necessary, I'd put it as close to the hinge as possible to keep the most energy going straight up to reduce the risk of damaging something.

Personally, I'd get two people to help before I'd resort to using a jack.
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Old 05-20-2009, 11:29 AM   #9
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If you have a HI-Lift jack or floor jack this will help with removing the doors.

Before starting spray with PB Blaster to help.

HI-Lift version: put a towel around the lip of the jack as not to scratch the Jeep and then lift into position just making contact with hinge pin. Slowly jack into higher position, should only take one or two pumps to relieve the stress and make the hinge start moving. You'll have to try swinging & lifting door slowly, since the last thing you want is the door to fly off and the jack falling on you or the Jeep.

Floor Jack: same way but using a 2x4 or 4x4.

If you have another person to help it always makes it easier too.

Once doors off, spray or lube them with grease, to make easier for future install & removal

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Old 05-20-2009, 03:31 PM   #10
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i just got the door off!! haha thank you guys for the help

i love the WF, you guys have helped me with every single problem or question thanks.
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You guys are brave using a jack. I'd be REALLY careful not to bend a pin or damage the hinge. If the jack is absolutely necessary, I'd put it as close to the hinge as possible to keep the most energy going straight up to reduce the risk of damaging something.

Personally, I'd get two people to help before I'd resort to using a jack.
as long as you put a 2x4 under the door, length wise and go real slow it will apply even pressure, and wont bend nothing. But the whole key is distributing the weigh along the 2x4 and SLOW

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