Schooling on interior door panels

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  1. Craig Selvey

    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI

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    You have a lot on your plate. Ha Ha.

    That passenger door takes both styles of inside hardware....so it can be converted to the early style.
     
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    Thank you Craig. Are the guts and door panel going to be near impossible to find to match what I have on the drivers door? Im very new to the Maverick/ Comet world so I do not know what is a hot commodity or basic stuff.
     
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    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI

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    I have those parts.
     
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    My '72 I had in the late 70s I do not recall having woodgrain. (shrug). I'm old though.... :)
     
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    My first Comet, a 71 with a blue woven vinyl bench seat, had blue door panels with a matching inset of woven blue vinyl, yet had small armrests! I am positive they were smalls, too, because I replaced them with the rear armrests out of a 71 Torino (The Torino fronts were the longer style, like Grabber)

    I wish I had more pics of that first Comet. Odd car .... 302, stick with a floor shift, no other options except an AM radio, (no AIR, in Florida!), yet it had a nice interior. That woven vinyl seating was comfortable.
     
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    Not all Grabbers got the Deluxe armreast.

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    Looks like they also got pre-leaned cushions ... LOL

    The odd thing about my first Comet was that I doubt it was a deluxe interior, but the inset in the door panel was similar, yet different to the Grabber/GT panels. Still had the small armrests.
    And that Comet was not a GT ... pretty plain jane.
     
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    Craig can you tell me what years or what to look for to determine if the doors can be converted to the newer or back to older style ? I have the doors that look like the driver's door with the exception of it has no toggle for the sport mirrors. Would it be setup the same for a newer door panel being made in 09/71 by any chance? I have the panel off and as far as I know the door is the original as with everything else

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    See attached picture.

    72i door fits all.jpg

    While this door came with the 1970-1972 inner door handle, it also has provisions for the 1973-1977 style (in green)
     
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    The door panel appears to be a Maverick panel, not the same as my 73 Comet..
     
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