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door handle snapped off
#1
I just had my passenger (right hand) door handle snap off in my hand. Is see the metal ones are £90. I was wondering if anyone had a plastic one they didn't need any more and wanted to sell.

cheers!
VIN #5380 - Oct '81
(LHD, Grey Interior, Manual, No petrol flap, Creased bonnet)
DOC #760
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#2
actually I just realised this is probably the wrong section of the forum to post this, as it's a parts request i've reposted it to the parts for sale or wanted section.

sorry about that!
VIN #5380 - Oct '81
(LHD, Grey Interior, Manual, No petrol flap, Creased bonnet)
DOC #760
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#3
Don't worry about it, may well be worth giving Dave Howarth a ring he has a lot of the older parts in stock.
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#4
Thanks for that Chris, I've just had a chat with Dave and he's going to ask around for me, so fingers crossed Smile
VIN #5380 - Oct '81
(LHD, Grey Interior, Manual, No petrol flap, Creased bonnet)
DOC #760
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#5
Take the plunge and buy the metal door handle kit from dmc, and lose the worry of the same thing happening again in the future.
VIN# 04708, Grey interior, 5 speed, October 1981
DOC 649
ex DOC 562
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#6
I can vouch for the metal handle kit. Well worth the initial outlay for a problem permanently fixed.
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#7
...never having any other experience but having the metal door handles, I can say I've never had any issues with breaking door handles. I'm presuming I have the same kit on my car...
Rissy
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May 1981 vin#1458
"LEX" aka "Wonkey" - Officially used in Britain's Greatest Machines (80's episode) with Chris Barrie.
Grey Wheels
Grooved, flapped Bonnet
Black Leather Interior
Chassis: #1073
Engine: #2839

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#8
Thanks for the advice, I didn't have any luck finding an old one, so I've sobbed out £90 for one door handle. I would have replaced both of them but....£90.
VIN #5380 - Oct '81
(LHD, Grey Interior, Manual, No petrol flap, Creased bonnet)
DOC #760
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