Hood and Door Hinges on a Duster

Mopar Body and Trim

  1. Jim Kueneman

    Jim Kueneman FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    Couple questions. If I release the springs for the hood hinges is there a tool or video on how to get them re-wind up to install them?

    Door hinges. I expected that I would need to rebuild the hinges since on a B-Body they are always wore out. Neither the Duster nor the Dart parts car seem to have any play in the door hinges. It it normal for the A-Bodies not to have wore out hinge pins since the door are no where near as heave as the B-Bodies?

    Jim
     
  2. Alaskan_TA

    Alaskan_TA Well-Known Member

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    Every car is different. Different owners, different amounts of use, etc.

    If your hinges have no play, no need to rebuild them.
     
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    forphorty Well-Known Member

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    The hinges on my 75,000 mile 72 Duster were in great shape except for the star rollers, which were ruined with rust . I purchased new lower hinges on E bay for about 35$ each from Richard Ehrenberg (Mopar Action dude). That was a couple of years ago. Might be tough to find that deal now.

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