I have a 2007 JK Wrangler X. I bought it used 2 years ago. Last summer I decieded to remove the doors, to my suprise they would not come off. I read the owners manual and removed the retaining nuts and even sprayed the hinges with penetrating oil, but I could not remove them. Am I missing something or what? Any info would be greatfully appericeated.
On my TJs and LJ I had to use a highlift jack, protect both the door and body of jeep. I put a piece plywood against the jeep tub and used a 2x4 on the bottom of the door. I applied pressure with the jack and slight rocked the doors back and forth.
Have two people, you'll need one to manage the jack and another to catch the door. when it pops loose it can pop right off the hinges completely.
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One of my doors was a b!tch the first time and I had only had the rig for a few weeks. I loosened the 3 bolts holding the top hinge to the body and it eased right out. I think poor alignment is what causes some doors to be more difficult than others. It's not always a corrosion issue.
During my third summer with the JK, I replaced the stock bushings with the Delrin type. Got them from Magnitude Engineering.