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Gen2? Must read this. Thanks Jon B. I

Discussion in 'RT/10 and GTS Discussions' started by Mopar Steve, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. Mopar Steve

    Mopar Steve Viper Owner

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    [h=2]Gen2? Must read this. Thanks Jon B.[/h]
    I purchased my 99 GTS several months ago, and the first (only) problem I had was the door got stuck open. After jiggling it closed but a piece of spring steel fell out. What I later found out, it was the "detent spring" that holds the door open while you enter/exit the car. For months I had the door closing on me while I was trying to get in or out. I asked around and was told I had to replace the entire hinge assy. WRONG!!! This is where Jon B comes to the rescue. Parts rack sells a spring kit that allows you to keep your hinge and just replace the spring. Looks a little intimidating but it took less than an hour.

    If you have a Gen2 this is probably broken on your car too.

    I was going to take pictures but it is so obvious it wasn't neccesarry.

    Call Parts rack Jon B. he has what you need! (even if you don't know you need it) ​
     
  2. ViperJeff

    ViperJeff VCA Legacy Member - UT/AZ Staff Member

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    Good to know!!!
     
  3. FrankBarba

    FrankBarba Viper Owner

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    Jon B is the man when it comes to parts and knowledge
     
  4. Free2go

    Free2go Viper Owner

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    Try ordering parts from Jon on a Monday and not have an existing account....:D I could feel the veins bulging on his forehead over the phone hahahahaaaaaaa
     
  5. Mopar Steve

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    Always something sarcastic or negative to say. At least you are consistent. :rolleyes:
     
  6. GTSHolgi

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    I just ordered a complete new hinge... I might be trying to fabricate a replacement spring by myself once I have removed the old hinge and can play with it. I already have a piece of spring steel in the same width and thickness that "just" needs to bent and cut to the OEM dimensions. I know, that exactly this is the culprit... ;-)
     
  7. Free2go

    Free2go Viper Owner

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    I've never NOT ordered my parts from John. Do I follow you from thread to thread giving you my opinions on what you say? Put me on ignore or STFU.
     
  8. denniskgb

    denniskgb Viper Owner

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    Steve thank you for the info.
     
  9. plumcrazy

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    always trust jonB
     

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