how t set door on 1970 cutlass convertable

Asked by Jan 25, 2016 at 10:01 AM about the 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Question type: General

How do you set doors on 1970 cutlass convertible?

3 Answers

72,155

Pretty much trial and error. Realize you do not want to scratch paint, thats what makes it a pain to do. Have two people to do this, and get the door up there and bolted in place just tight enough to hold it. From that point it is doing whatever it takes to make a nice matching body seam. Put towels and such over painted areas. Carefully close the door to check for alignment. Do not be slamming it shut & don't be forcing it shut.

72,155

Or are you just trying to adjust it? If that is the case then it sounds like the door hinge pins need replacing. It is a big heavy door.

69,555

A door jig will make the job a lot easier. It might be better to have a body shop do the job for you.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Cutlass

Looking for a Used Cutlass in your area?

CarGurus has 124 nationwide Cutlass listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Oldsmobile Cutlass Questions

Oldsmobile Cutlass Experts

#1 F_O_R
F_O_R
Reputation 160
#2 bluRAYwhale
bluRAYwhale
Reputation 100
#2 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 100
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
109 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
355 Great Deals out of 31,422 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
12 Great Deals out of 1,413 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Mustang
738 Great Deals out of 44,989 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Corvette
220 Great Deals out of 22,127 listings starting at $3,850
Used Chevrolet Impala
601 Great Deals out of 35,697 listings starting at $899
Used Dodge Charger
530 Great Deals out of 28,886 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Challenger
264 Great Deals out of 22,605 listings starting at $7,995
Used Pontiac Firebird
15 Great Deals out of 755 listings starting at $3,490
Used Pontiac GTO
7 Great Deals out of 471 listings starting at $6,950
Used Buick Skylark
91 listings

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.