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Anybody here ever skinned their own doors? Any advice,suggestions,.....other than take it to a "Pro".
So far I have managed own my own for Quarter panel skins
and other patches, just staring my first door skin attempt.
I have been told to use urethange glue, and spot weld sparingly? Any advise appreciated.
 

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i did my own, and i'm 18, i think i was maybe 16 when i did them. my dad did most of the welding, but i lined them up, ground the welds, cut off the old skin etc. it was not too hard. what i did was once i cut off my old skin, i laid my new one where it belonged, hammerd and dolled the lip down all the way around, but before drilling the spot holes and welding it, i put it on the car to make sure the door was square. once you get it square, put a couple of tack welds on, then take the door back off, drill the hols with the skin on the door, then weld. not too hard, just tedious.
 

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I agree with what Mitchell said. Also stand by with the sandblaster, metal prep, and painting materials. When you get the old skin off, you are going to want to dress up the door frame itself now that you can get in there.
 
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