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    Default need link to door panel removal instructions..

    Does anyone have a link to e34 door panel removal instructions, now that http://www.bmwe34.net is offline?

    Thanks - RJ

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    Sorry - no link, but I can give you a quick run down:

    Unscrew and remove manual door lock knob
    Pry out mirror adjusting switch on the arm rest. Unplug and remove switch
    Remove screw inside here. (Torx drive)
    Look behind the door handle lever (lever that opens the door) and pry out round plastic cap cover - something very sharp will be needed.
    Remove screw under this cap
    You can now pry away the snap in clips around the sides and bottom.

    CAUTION - these clips are glued on to the door card, and can come off if you just grab the edge of the door card and pull. Use something to pry with and make sure you pry under each clip. The clips snap fit into holes on the door body.

    Once clips are pulled out, simply pull upward and out slightly to disengage from upper edge trim. Dont pull out too far - latch cable is still attached
    Disconnect door latch cable
    Remove.
    Pat Washburn
    Wausau, WI
    1995 525iT

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    Quote Originally Posted by motuman View Post
    Does anyone have a link to e34 door panel removal instructions, now that http://www.bmwe34.net is offline?

    Thanks - RJ
    www.bmwe34.net isn't offline, just reorganized...

    http://www.bmwe34.net/Wiki/tiki-inde...=Door++removal
    '89 535i, 225000 miles, family owned... Williamsburg, VA

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    Thanks, I appreciate that....

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