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Unread 06-30-2013, 05:39 PM   #1
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Manual to power windows.

I no longer have an ac and I live up in Flagstaff so I can run with the windows down almost all the time but I have manual windows so its difficult to roll them all up or down from the drivers seat when I drive around or decide I want to roll them down. Has anyone ever done a full door swap or just pulled the parts needed? Or if anyone could point me in the direction of a writeup? Thanks for the help!!!

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Unread 06-30-2013, 05:44 PM   #2
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Replace the doors is probably the easiest route. Definitely easier than replacing the door panels and everything internal. Other than it's simply a matter of wiring the switches.

I've considered it for the same reasons. Pass front door is annoying but doable to roll up from the drivers seat, but the back ones suck.
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Unread 06-30-2013, 06:06 PM   #3
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Actually, replacing/installing a door wire harness and/or the power window regulators is nontechnical, relatively easy, and is plug and play for 1997-2001. I have removed/replaced wire harness and window regulators and removed/replaced entire doors, I would rather swap the door guts, than swap a whole door.

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Unread 07-01-2013, 07:19 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies. Thats exactly what I was hoping for was that it was just going to be a plug and play upgrade. Sorry for posting a nontechnical on the technical forum, it was my first post and I wasn't sure so thanks for giving me a better idea of what is technical and nontechnical issue.
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