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So working on the car 2 weeks ago resulted in my doorhandle breaking. After surviving 40 years, it breaks now. And since both handles are original, I need to replace it in case the other breaks. Magical. Diagnosis:

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How its supposed to look

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How it actually looks.

So unless you remove the full window mechanism and everything it is basically impossible to get to the inner door handle. I guess you can’t remove it from the outside because of theft reasons, its still bullshit. At least if the drivers side breaks I am covered. This is a legitimate concern. When I finally managed to get the old hamdle out, I may have chucked it out of disgust. It shattered.

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So you know, apparently these are made out of ceramic. Bold materials choice for 70s gm.

The replacements that have been “reinforced” are nonmagnetic. So good luck on those I guess.

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Bonnie likes the hose.

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