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Old 03-23-2012, 05:41 PM   #1
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Talking Adjusting a 1995 Jeep Wrangler YJ Door

Just thought I would share with the Forum how I finally got the torque screws on my Wrangler YJ doors to come loose and how I aligned the door. I ended up taking the inside trim off the door where you can then see the backside of the upper hinge which allows to slide forward or back. I took my mirror off of the door to get to the 3 torque screws on the hinge. I first used a hand-held butane torch and heating the screws from the back side. (One at a time). Then, using a hand-held impact tool with a T-40 bit, I hit the impact tool with a hammer. Then it slowly started moving and after a few hits, I was able to use an impact drill and remove the screws. I repeated this process with the other two torque screws. Once they were all loose, I was able to loosen the hinge and move the door up to where it needed to be while my friend tightened the torque screws back down. Worked great. I think I uploaded the picture of the door with the trim off and the one where you can see the backside of the upper hinge.
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