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Old May 25th, 2013, 08:49 AM   #1
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I'm looking for someone who is capable of changing out the door hinge on a Blazer.

The bushings are trashed, and in the process it wore the hole in the hinge out. The door would need to be pulled, the old hinge cut off, and a new one welded on. I don't have a welder, or welding skills so I am seeking someone that does. Will pay cash or beer, and help.
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Old June 19th, 2013, 07:15 PM   #2
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don't need to have welder drill out the hole just big enough to make it round get a bigger bushing that fits the hole and then put the hinge pin bushing inside the new bushing just get a flared bushing (check with Fastenal) they have weird things like that or just like I said use over size bushing and put a couple of roll pins in the hinge pin to hold over sized bushing in one on top and one under neith the upper and lower hinge (4 total roll pins
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Old June 19th, 2013, 08:12 PM   #3
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My s10 had 263,000 meter reading miles on it, so the pins were beyond wasted. I ran a starter bolt instead of a door pin. Sounds easier then what you want to try. Cheaper to get another door
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Old June 19th, 2013, 08:17 PM   #4
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I just weld up the holes and use a die grinder to make them round again and if its bad enough ill weld a washer to the hinge ive done prolly at least 50 of them at work

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