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    Hey everyone im new to the fourms. Anyway, I recently purchased a beat up 1974 corvette with intensions of restoring it. I bought some cheap, but decent doors because the shells and skins were shot, so after i shimed up the hinges and noticed that the front of one of the doors were fine, but the rear was completely tweaked (the bottom half of the door sticks out about 1/2" out of the side). I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on how to tweak the shells back?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zerosk8dr View Post
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    First question...did you buy doors from another 1974?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Evolution1980 View Post
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    First question...did you buy doors from another 1974?

    Will do. i believe i got 1 door from a 76 and the other from a 75. The 76 fits fine, but i thought most 70-79 doors were the same.

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    After some more thinking and with some help we managed to bend the corner of the door. Which was the only odd area of the door. Now the door looks to fit much better. Looked like the door shell might of been damaged and had the skin rebonded to it.
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