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Old 07-17-2005, 08:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So on my '94 325is the gas door seems to open a little bit too far. I have tried to apply touch-up paint to the corners where the hinge is, but the paint keeps rubbing off! Does anyone else's gas door open this wide? Is there a fix for this or what?? ghead

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Old 07-17-2005, 09:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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is this like a huge problem or just a grievance? for me i wouldnt worry about something small like that
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is this like a huge problem or just a grievance? for me i wouldnt worry about something small like that
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What does your fuel door look like? Can you post a pic?
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Originally posted by green325is+Jul 17 2005, 10:12 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(green325is @ Jul 17 2005, 10:12 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-TMac325is@Jul 17 2005, 08:03 PM
is this like a huge problem or just a grievance? for me i wouldnt worry about something small like that
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What does your fuel door look like? Can you post a pic?
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I'll post one here tmw, but WOW.... are you going for a full-opening? I don't think mine opens that far.
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is this like a huge problem or just a grievance? for me i wouldnt worry about something small like that
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What does your fuel door look like? Can you post a pic?
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I'll post one here tmw, but WOW.... are you going for a full-opening? I don't think mine opens that far.
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No that door was like that when I got the car about a year ago! I'm trying to see if this is normal or if I need new hinges or what? Please post your pics everyone!!!
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That would bug the hell out of me if it was scratching the paint. I don't have a cam with me but I can tell you that mine doesn't open that far.
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I just looked at mine, it opens up to 90 degrees.
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