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Old 03-22-2018, 09:11 AM
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Has anyone used the repo door shells for 2nd gen Camaro, specifically 70 Camaro? I'm debating on reskinning my original doors or using repo shells. Looking for some input....reskin my doors (using repo skins) or new repo shell??
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Have you looked for a good pair of used ones,
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There are a lot of good GM doors out there, repop and repop skins don't fit correctly, they are the same from 70-81
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There are a lot of good GM doors out there, repop and repop skins don't fit correctly, they are the same from 70-81

The doors for 70-74 are slightly different, which makes them hard to find in nice shape...... but I may have to settle for what I can find.
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The skins are a lighter guage than OEM. I was able to do alot with the OEM doors, and i agree with my body guy, it was more labor, but more stout as well
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The skins are a lighter guage than OEM. I was able to do alot with the OEM doors, and i agree with my body guy, it was more labor, but more stout as well
Thanks for the input...did your body man use the repo shells or original GM? I have original GM doors, no rust, but pretty beat up....
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We used the doors that were on the car, OEM (well the right side was from a 77, so a little work had to transpire). But no rust, there was a "crease" on one side that had to be addressed. The OEM ones just work better for "leaning" against and what not. Its worth the fix (if there alittle rusty), but, they do weigh more
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Has anyone used the aftermarket door skin for a 2nd gen Camaro?? How did it fit??

Has anyone used the repo door shell?? How did it fit??
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I used one last fall on the passenger side of a 78.
a little tweaking here and there. It fits nice, the owner upgraded the hinges to Ringer brothers. Those are really nice. I'll see if I can get some picts from the owner.
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Has anyone used the aftermarket door skin for a 2nd gen Camaro?? How did it fit??

Has anyone used the repo door shell?? How did it fit??
I hope to be reskinning my doors in the next couple of weeks. I bought goodmark skins. While I can't speak to the fit yet, there are a couple of guys on YouTube who already did the project, and they were overall pleased with the fit of the skins. The biggest issue is that you will have to hammer and dolly the upper flange to be tighter like the OEM ones. I can say for sure that the skins are not thinner than OEM. They are typically a couple few thou thicker even. I am not sure where the idea that repop stuff is always thinner and chintsier than OEM came from, but I do not believe it to be true. I have repop quarters, a roof skin, an outer cowl panel, a tail panel, an inner deck panel, a trunk pan, floor pans, trunk pan drop-offs, and now door skins for my 77. A couple of those pieces are sourced from goodmark, dynacorn, and Sherman. The good stuff is from AMD. Not one piece has been thinner than OEM. Perhaps that was a problem when people started making these repop panels, but I have not seen it in my experience. Fit is an issue with some of the pieces such as the dynacorn roof skin.

If I remember, I will post back with how the good mark door skin fits the PS door frame. I'm doing some rust repair on the bottoms channels in it now. RR restorations on YouTube and a couple other guys on YT were pleased with the fit though. The reviews for the goodmark pieces on summit are good as well.
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