convertible door hinges

cabman
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Joined: September 23rd, 2009, 2:18 am

October 16th, 2010, 4:09 am #1

does anyone know of a source for the hinge pins?
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mcmancuso
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Joined: February 14th, 2010, 6:19 pm

October 16th, 2010, 4:12 am #2

92 nissan pathfinder pins/bushings, get them from napa or the like, usually have them in stock

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cabman
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Joined: September 23rd, 2009, 2:18 am

October 16th, 2010, 4:19 am #3

woohoo I just might have a dry convertible in a few days. my top should be on Tuesday and with those pins my windows will then seal. thanks
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snow.bucks
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Joined: September 23rd, 2010, 12:41 pm

March 24th, 2011, 11:43 am #4

I kept reading here abvout "1992 nissan pathfinder bushings and hinges will fit the metros."

I got the Dorman 38397 and its not even close - too long...and both bushings are the same while some say they should be two different sizes that come with it ?!?! And, you'd think the horseshoe lock pin would come with it - nope! I have the '91 vert.

ANYONE with a vert get the hinge pins? What number - Dorman #38397 ain't it!
Last edited by snow.bucks on March 24th, 2011, 11:50 am, edited 2 times in total.
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mcmancuso
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March 24th, 2011, 2:31 pm #5

They do work, I'm using them in my 'vert right now. Yes they're long but they still fit. Both bushings are the same size, and they fit correctly. I just reused my old pins since they were fine (bushings were worn) You can use the pins long, or you can cut them with a hacksaw, its not like they're going to come out if they're facing down.

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geogonfa
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Joined: April 7th, 2010, 2:03 am

March 24th, 2011, 3:36 pm #6

did mine in all the verts and 90 XFi...autozone/ motormite # 38397
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snow.bucks
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March 24th, 2011, 6:28 pm #7

OK...the extra length had me. I assume take off the horseshoe clip and tap it out the bottom...then just put in the new bushings and tap in from the TOP down and you don't even need the retaining clip. Why upsidedown with the clip on the top to begin with ?!?!?!? I got the #38397, like $4.00.
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