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Unread 11-16-2012, 10:41 AM   #1
FASTNASH
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How to repair door hinge play.

I would like to know, what to do for play in door hinges, because mopar does offer anything. I have idea to put bigger pin or bolt in hinge. We are middle of prep for paint, would like to fix before paint on it. Thanks Darrin

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Unread 11-17-2012, 08:45 PM   #2
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is it due to play in the pin? or rust rotting out the steel on the body that the hinge is attached to?
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Unread 11-17-2012, 09:08 PM   #3
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It is due from the pin in the hinge and was wondering if anyone ever found better pin from the stock one, I took stock replacement pins and still loose, I looked on dorman line product website and found a pin dia is close to mind and little oversized, when it comes in I try it see what happens.
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