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Offline Cheers

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #50 on: March 25, 2009, 09:08:46 PM »
Did you ever buy all those pairs of door handles cheers ?

NO  No one came on line wanting them so I did mine and moved on to the next MOD Project -- DeepblueGXP and chuckdoc keep me jumping :rofl:

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #51 on: March 25, 2009, 09:33:26 PM »
NO  No one came on line wanting them so I did mine and moved on to the next MOD Project -- DeepblueGXP and chuckdoc keep me jumping :rofl:

DOH.

So in the end, where's the best place to get these? junk yards?  :cryin:
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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #52 on: March 25, 2009, 09:47:05 PM »
DOH.

So in the end, where's the best place to get these? junk yards?  :cryin:

I went through a number of on-line junk yards  (http://car-part.com/ is the best)  and only found one.  Finally broke down and ordered the other from GMPartsDirect (the cheapest for four dealers I looked at)

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #53 on: March 25, 2009, 10:11:23 PM »
Got a set from an '07 Pontiac G5 I found on the car-part site. Thanks. Should be here soon and hope to install this weekend. It was mentioned earlier in this thread that those would fit. Am still weary about pulling the interior door panels without wrecking something...
« Last Edit: March 26, 2009, 07:47:11 PM by Sky 5 »

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #54 on: March 25, 2009, 10:27:09 PM »
Not that hard  Take a look at the How to

http://kappaperformance.com/forum/index.php?topic=776.0

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #55 on: March 25, 2009, 10:57:53 PM »
Take a look at the How to
http://kappaperformance.com/forum/index.php?topic=776.0

Whoa, did the loop-de-loop... :drag: and three laps later...  :brnout: back to the beginning of this thread. Think I'm getting dizzy  :crazy: I see the bolt behind the inside door handle, just not sure how to get at the others behind the little triangular piece by the door-pull?

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #56 on: March 25, 2009, 11:15:46 PM »
HUH

There are two bolts in the back of the handle and one at the front -- along with the clip.  The bolts behind the inside pull  near the door hinge are NOT part of the process





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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #57 on: March 25, 2009, 11:25:56 PM »
The two bolts (7mm) are behind and below the door hold
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These 2 bolts holding on the interior door panel. How do we get to them?




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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #58 on: March 26, 2009, 12:13:26 AM »
These 2 bolts holding on the interior door panel. How do we get to them?

Pull the curved piece behind the handle there are four clips



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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #59 on: March 26, 2009, 12:56:53 AM »
 
:urock: Ahhh...   :thumbs:  clips again  :idiot: I shoulda  :huh:  known it   :idk:


 :yay: and more clip-ons  :gaah: and snap-ins   :cryin:


  :drag: but ya just gotta love  :) these little  ;) Kappas.













Will give it a try with the G5 handles then.
Wouldn't be the first  :usa: Pontiac part 
 on this Saturn for sure  :brnout:
........... and of course
 probably not the last.



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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #60 on: March 26, 2009, 01:25:26 AM »
good thing you showed me that..I was going to use my plasma cutter to get at them..

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #61 on: March 26, 2009, 11:43:18 AM »
good thing you showed me that..I was going to use my plasma cutter to get at them..
WORKS FOR ME   :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :D



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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #62 on: April 03, 2009, 10:56:03 AM »
Well just to breathe life back into this issue I just ordered my door handles and the tick tock muffler modifier GXP shut the F up fuel pump thingy.

« Last Edit: April 03, 2009, 11:14:49 AM by lil goat »

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #63 on: April 03, 2009, 11:08:28 AM »
Anyone know how much a body shop would charge to say paint the door handles and the windshield frame?

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #64 on: April 03, 2009, 02:11:24 PM »
I'll paint any car for $299.99- Earl Schieb


I am so old I remember when it was $29.99

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #65 on: April 03, 2009, 02:41:21 PM »
I had my Tulip panel and WS frame done for agout $500
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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #66 on: April 23, 2009, 02:35:54 AM »
So to clarify- do we buy two left (driver) side Cobalt handles or am I missing something? Kinda confusing, but I am looking to do this very soon. Does anyone have part numbers for the door handles? That would clear things up for me. I definitely want the primered handles. Thanks guys for all of the hard work. Looks great.

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #67 on: April 23, 2009, 08:25:51 AM »
I don't think the left will fit the right side and vice versa  There are two different right sides, one with a hole for the key and one without.  How often do you unlock the right door with a key?

My Nissan truck doesn't have a key hole on the right side.  I have owned it since 2003 and just noticed about 2 months ago.
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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #68 on: April 23, 2009, 09:29:06 AM »
GM PARTS DIRECT answered my question on the door handles using the VIN off of the car my painted handle was taken from:
I loaded these part numbers in their web site and got this

There might be cheaper places --- I'm going to wait until Monday to call my junk yard connection.

Per your supplied VIN
Here are your part numbers you requested.
15803519 Driver side outside door handle (unpainted)(vehicles built
prior to 11/20/2006)
15803507 Passenger side outside door handle (umpainted)(vehicles built
prior to 11/20/2006)


I loaded these part numbers in their web site and got this

Quote
15803507   
Door Outside Handle   
HANDLE     
$39.54   
shipping       
$12.95
subtotal   
$52.49

*15803519   
Door Outside Handle   
HANDLE   
1   
$31.99   
shipping   
$6.72   
subtotal
$38.71

Non-NC Residents Total:   
$91.20



There might be cheaper places --- I'm going to wait until Monday to call my junk yard connection.
 

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This is the info I used to order mine, from earlier in the thread posted by Cheers.

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #69 on: April 23, 2009, 11:44:00 AM »
i don't think we can EVEN unlock the door with the key.  The alarm goes off if it was set with the fob.


But i guess having the ability is always better than not.

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #70 on: April 23, 2009, 02:04:11 PM »
Cheers & Lil Goat -

Are the new handles you painted made with the same screw mounting posts that are prone to snapping off like the originals?

Just asking...

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #71 on: April 23, 2009, 02:58:37 PM »
Yes they look to be the same, I really want color matching door handles, I would hate to paint billet ones.

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #72 on: April 23, 2009, 02:59:56 PM »
I would love some matching door handles.  Getting rid of those and the silver windshield surround makes such a difference

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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #73 on: April 23, 2009, 04:50:14 PM »
Well just to breathe life back into this issue I just ordered my door handles and the tick tock muffler modifier GXP shut the F up fuel pump thingy.
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lil goat,

Did you get a chance to install the fuel pump muffler yet?  I have one and havent had a chance to try and install it yet.  Want to know your experience installing it.
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Re: Cobalt Door Handles
« Reply #74 on: April 23, 2009, 07:30:32 PM »
Yeah if a vendor came out with color matching door handles I am sure people would pay around 150$ for em.

 

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