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Old 03-12-2008, 10:25 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by mjmallon View Post
Don't forget powered and heated mirrors too! lol.

Oh if only you knew how much work it was, I think the parts were collecting over a 2 month period from the time I first got the itch to do the conversion, lol!

Actually I lucked out and scored most of the parts from a seller on ebay, I got the small door panel trim pieces, the mirror caps, all the switches, factory wiring looms for all 4 doors with their respective interior pigtails (cut from the donor car) as well as all 4 window regulators and motors. Then I found 2 of the power lock units from a separate seller, the GEM from a third and final ebayer, and only had to buy two of the locking units new (at our discounted rate.)

Then of course I realized what a disaster it all was and had to buy the factory wiring diagram on ebay too,

If you're actually curious I can type something up and send it your way.

Again, thanks for all the nice comments guys, cheers!

-- michael

ya im interested. this is what i wanna do! lol my passenger side window is already destroyed. i have to buy new interior wiring anyway. can you type a parts list out and some instructions and thatd be great! thanks
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