Door Handle Upgrade (easy how to)

Discussion in 'Exterior' started by RedXray, Oct 11, 2005.

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  1. YNOT

    YNOT GMFS Member

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    you have to have that window crank puller, you can't just pull it off by hand? you have to go to the dealer and spend a bunch on a custom tool that you only use once? that sucks.
     
  2. YNOT

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    Just got done, went smooth, piece of cake, I even made my own window handle clip removing tool. Thanks RedXray!
     
  3. JDWUSMC

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    uhhhh...i spent 6$ on a puller at Auto Zone...
     
  4. YNOT

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    i didn't know they had them there, so i just made my own for free.
     
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    Just did this to my girl's truck:
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    (It got washed right after the mod. :))

    Thanks for the write-up, it came in handy:
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    I have a 2nd set on the way for my truck, but they'll have to wait until Fogle finishes my buckets. Hurry up, Fogle, I'm getting antsy!

    -bZj
     
  6. Eastbay Ryda

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    Any tips or tricks how to get the pin out of the door handle when doing the bellit handle upgrade?
     
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    Down8 JetBlue

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    Use a drill.

    Fogle finally finished my buckets....

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    -bZj
     
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    Hi guys, this may be a stupid question but do you have to get the handles painted to match on your own or is there actual part numbers from gm for already painted handles?
     
  9. Denaliano

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    :wank:

    Don't you think if your going to have a post stickied about changing out door handles it may be a good idea to consolidate the "shitton of threads" into one thread with the part numbers of the colored door handles and make it a sticky as well? Just a thought :shake:

    EDIT: nevermind.. I just found it :)
     
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    Excelent write up... Just got all 4 of mine and the tailgate handle done!! Now its time to wash and take pics!
     
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    dont mean to highjack


    where do I buy the smooth flush exterior door handles with key holes for my 95 obs tahoe? thanx

    oh also, this is my first post...nice to be a part of the winning team.
     
  13. grayghst

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    Excellent thread. I just did mine on my Silverado the other day. I took pics and it is hard to see the difference in pictures. My truck is Dark gray. You can see the difference in person though.
     
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    Good post, just did this on my 2003 Rado. eaiser than i thought after i figured everything out. should have read this forum first..
     
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    I have a 2006 crew and I managed to take all the door panels of except for the front passenger side. The Fuker just wont budge. I think one of the clips is stuck or something. When I was pullin on it I heard som cracking/ripping noises. I was so pissed I just put it back in place and did nothing:flame: how much do these door panels cost so I can just rip that peice of sh** out.
     
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    Mine was hard too.. you have to double check that you got the screw out from the underside of the door... i did the same thing and it sounded like a cracking noise but I finally got tht screw out and just pulled up and the door panel came right off. There are 3 screws in total
     
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    anybody know where i could get some good handles i want to color match them with my truck??
     
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    what's your color code?

    glovebox = [​IMG]
     
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    KFoster DO IT OR DONT

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    Sweet thanks!!!
     

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