Door hinges

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johnj
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#1 Door hinges

Post by johnj » Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:59 am

Re hanging my doors on the series 1 1/2 what are the 2 set screws on the hinges on door side for
Is it some factory alignment puzzled

Thanks in advance

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#2 Re: Door hinges

Post by Jeremy » Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:06 pm

The safety strap is fixed on with 2 panhead screws. But AFAICR there are 4 holes so the same hinges can be used the other way up on the other side of the car. Might that be the answer?
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#3 Re: Door hinges

Post by 64etype » Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:42 pm

I believe they were installed/drilled at the factory to help assure door alignment as the clamping force provided by the four set screws could be less than adequate. I found them to be very helpful with achieving alignment when reinstalling original doors and hinges.
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