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Alternators Prowl's Easy Lamborghini Doors

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Old 07-22-2006, 12:41 PM   #1
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Alternators Prowl's Easy Lamborghini Doors

I was curious about what lurks beneath Alt Prowl's door panels, so I opened him up, and found out you can do this:




Start off by removing the doors. They pop off easy and usually not on purpose.

Remove the two screws and separate the two door panels:




The part that clips on to the hinge is held in place by two posts:




Cutting the bottom just on the white clip will allow it to pivot:




Leaving the small piece on the bottom will let it rest against the post and possibly provide more strength:




Next, trim the internal upper lip of the outer door panel. This allows the clip clearance to pivot:




The inner panel is clear plastic and brittle. Carefully cut out the inner lip here as well:




My doors were loose and required a small piece of styrene to stay in place.

To hold the doors in a vertical position with this mod, a "C" shaped piece of styrene (or other material) must be placed under the back of the clip. The styrene provides tension for the door to remain lifted:







Some hinges are different and will require a different method. I know that Optimus, Mirage, Grimlock, Hound, Skids, and Sideswipe are different.
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