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Old 08-06-2010, 01:42 AM   #1
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removing door panels

hey all, i am trying to remove my door panels in order to paint them black.i can get all the pop out plastic things (dont know what the official name is) but the only problem is i have full doors and i can get figure out how to get the window crank handle off so that i can pull the rest of the pannel off.

any help is greatly appreciated.


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Old 08-06-2010, 05:10 AM   #2
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There is a jesus clip behind the crank holding it on. If you do not have the special tool to pop them off you can use a screwdriver but be careful it does not fly off and you lose it. Hence the name jesus clip.

Here is a posting showing it:

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/how-...ors-45442.html

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Yep...some people also will take a rag and stick it behind there grabbing opposite ends and then rub it back and forth across that clip putting pressure on it and it'll pop loose that way. I've never done it that way, but I've heard it works quite well.
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I have the tool if you are in North NJ.
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Old 08-06-2010, 03:25 PM   #5
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thanks i found it.was giving me a ton of bull crap. and atthetop thanks for the offer but im in texas. ha.
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