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      10-15-2012, 09:18 AM   #1
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How to remove door panels.

Looking for a DIY on removing the door panels to do speaker upgrades. I assume they pop off, but dont want to break anything. I wasnt able to find anything relevant to what I'm looking for via

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      10-15-2012, 09:31 AM   #2
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Not sure where it is, but I used a DIY I found on this forum to remove the door panels when I was installing moleskin on the window seals.

Basically, you pry off the trim piece that runs through the middle of the door, for the front doors you need to start at the front towards the hinges, I don't remember which side on the rears. Then you pop off the cover that goes over the handle. Once both trim pieces are off (or in the case of the driver's front door just the trim piece that runs through the middle), there will be some torx screws. You undo those and everything else is held on with plastic clips. Be careful when putting the panels back on as these clips can break fairly easily; the good news is they are cheap to replace (~ $1 each if I remember).
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      10-15-2012, 11:17 AM   #3
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Not sure where it is, but I used a DIY I found on this forum to remove the door panels when I was installing moleskin on the window seals.

Basically, you pry off the trim piece that runs through the middle of the door, for the front doors you need to start at the front towards the hinges, I don't remember which side on the rears. Then you pop off the cover that goes over the handle. Once both trim pieces are off (or in the case of the driver's front door just the trim piece that runs through the middle), there will be some torx screws. You undo those and everything else is held on with plastic clips. Be careful when putting the panels back on as these clips can break fairly easily; the good news is they are cheap to replace (~ $1 each if I remember).
Good place to start. Thanks for the info! I'll give it a shot.
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I used this:

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