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Charley

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Re: Final adjustment on RS Headlight doors
« Reply #15 on: August 08, 2014, 05:16:26 AM »
Or you could do what I said earlier and tweek the bracket in the same direction that would make it just like shortening the actuator shaft.

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Re: Final adjustment on RS Headlight doors
« Reply #16 on: August 08, 2014, 04:12:53 PM »
As Charley suggested, in the past I've tweeked the bracket to get the door to close the last 1/4 inch.
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Re: Final adjustment on RS Headlight doors
« Reply #17 on: August 09, 2014, 06:04:04 AM »
Try switching the actuators side to side and see what happens. Also you might see if the inner door is rite up against the bumper, I had a Z28 a while ago I had to trim down the bumper.

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Re: Final adjustment on RS Headlight doors
« Reply #18 on: August 10, 2014, 02:10:40 PM »
As Charley suggested, in the past I've tweeked the bracket to get the door to close the last 1/4 inch.
Before I took the car apart to paint it both doors shut perfectly. I hate to tweak an original part to make the door fit....at this point anyway. But may end up doing just that.
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Re: Final adjustment on RS Headlight doors
« Reply #19 on: August 10, 2014, 05:15:21 PM »
As Charley suggested, in the past I've tweeked the bracket to get the door to close the last 1/4 inch.
Before I took the car apart to paint it both doors shut perfectly. I hate to tweak an original part to make the door fit....at this point anyway. But may end up doing just that.

have you tried loosening all the relevant fasteners.. making sure it opens/closes easily, then carefully snugging them back ??
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Re: Final adjustment on RS Headlight doors
« Reply #20 on: August 10, 2014, 06:44:52 PM »
You won't even notice you tweeked it.

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Re: Final adjustment on RS Headlight doors
« Reply #21 on: August 11, 2014, 11:37:18 PM »
The part to tweak is the cross bar that the rear of actuator attaches to, right?
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