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Unread 04-21-2009, 11:50 AM   #1
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Half doors to full steel doors - '94 body, '88 doors

Hey everyone!
I have a 1994 Wrangler YJ "S". I bought it used and my daughter uses it now to go to school until I can afford a new car for her. Anyway, I have a pair of full steel doors that I bought used that I believe came off a '88 model (doors are stamped with 6-88 inside under the inner panel). Right now I have half doors that are squared at top (which I will be selling with the old top, if someone is interested). I want to buy a top that I can use with the full doors but I am having problems lining up the full steel doors on the frame. The striker does not coincide with the latch (about 1 inch off). Are the doors adjustable in anyway either at the striker, hinges, or latch enough to make them fit?? Will changing the striker or hinges to a different year possibly work? I may have read the date wrong stamped on the door, it may, but doubt it, have said 6-86 (door has been painted inside and out since then). Will that make a difference? Any help will be appreciated.

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Unread 04-21-2009, 11:55 AM   #2
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Yes, the hinges can be adjusted on the door. I had to make some adjustments when I got my full doors. The striker can also be adjusted if needed.
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Unread 04-21-2009, 12:18 PM   #3
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They should fit with some adjustment.
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Unread 04-21-2009, 12:42 PM   #4
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yes, they should fit.
for adjustment, you can adjust both hinges on the door, and you can also adjust the body side of the lower door hinge(however, you can not adjust the body side of the upper door hinge.)
to adjust these, just loosen the bolts a little, move the door, then tighten the bolts.
to adjust the striker, you just loosen it(counter clockwise, like a big bolt), move it, and tighten.

I've got 198? CJ doors on my 93 YJ, and after a little bit of adjustment, they fit just fine.
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Unread 04-21-2009, 01:17 PM   #5
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Thanks guys for the help. That really sets me straight on that. I was getting a little worried. I'll have the pics up when I finish.
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Unread 02-20-2010, 12:31 PM   #6
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yes, they should fit.
for adjustment, you can adjust both hinges on the door, and you can also adjust the body side of the lower door hinge(however, you can not adjust the body side of the upper door hinge.)
to adjust these, just loosen the bolts a little, move the door, then tighten the bolts.
to adjust the striker, you just loosen it(counter clockwise, like a big bolt), move it, and tighten.

I've got 198? CJ doors on my 93 YJ, and after a little bit of adjustment, they fit just fine.
When you say adjustment, did you have to do any drilling or just loosen-jiggle-squeez? Damn, sounds like a jello commercial LOL
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Unread 02-20-2010, 02:52 PM   #7
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Loosen, jiggle, squeeze and be ready to adjust windshield also to get all good and tight.
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Unread 02-20-2010, 02:55 PM   #8
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Unread 02-20-2010, 03:29 PM   #9
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loosen the door hinges at the door, and loosen the striker on the jeep. i usually put a piece of cardboard under the door and close it, and then tighten up the hinges. the cardboard will allow a gap so that the door doesnt hit at the bottom.
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