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  1. RJH

    RJH Active Member

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    After spending months doing body / paint work to my 72 door, I go to install the window and find it will not go all the way down. the the large gear on the window regulator rotates up into the door frame. I check my 70 drivers door and sure enough the opening is very different. I now have to alter the door to make my 70 guts work or install 72 and up style regulators. That or find a 70 pass door in good shape, strip and paint all over again. So just to let you know, you can install 72-74 window regulators in a 70 door . You cant install 70 window regulators into a 72-74 style door

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  2. RJH

    RJH Active Member

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    Here is my 70 door

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  3. RJH

    RJH Active Member

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    Here you can see the gear running into the door frame

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  4. Grady Cain

    Grady Cain Well-Known Member

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    Here is a good place to ask these questions before going through all the aggravation. Could have saved you a ton of time. Just sayin'... :D
     
  5. Moparparts

    Moparparts Well-Known Member

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    73-74 take a different front track and if using different year regulator you should also purchase the corresponding year horizontal guide channel
     
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  6. RJH

    RJH Active Member

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    Thanks for all your info. I had two complete 70 challenger doors, how ever the pass door was full of bondo. So i took every nut and bolt. Door skins were not available then. I've had two other complete sets of doors strip them for all the spare parts and keep one decent door shell. Thats the one I painted. I joined this group several months ago and thats when i found out just how different 70 was from all other years. so i went through all my stuff, keeping the 70 only stuff I was going to sell off excess parts to finance the next stage of my restoration project. Just how different are the 70-72 and the 73-74 tracks
     
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    Moparparts Well-Known Member

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    73-74 front tracks are about half the width of the 70-72