CJ vs YJ door hinges

CJ vs YJ door hinges

ScottB

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1984 CJ-8, I6 258, T5 tranny, Dana 30 front end, AMC 20 rear, Dana 300 transfer case
Found a good deal on YJ half hard doors for my CJ. Only problem I see is there seems to be a bigger gap at the leading edge of the door than the trailing edge, so the door doesn't fit well. the question I have is there a difference between the Cj hinges vs the YJ (the part that is attached to the door)?

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Scott
 
Shouldnt be. You can work out any gaps by adjusting the hinges themselves. It can be a pain by yourself. If you can get an extra set of hands it makes it easier. Is the diameter of the door striker smaller?
 
I bought aftermarket striker plates that appear to be the correct size. I have tried adjusting the hinges on the door, but I can't get any further forward.
 
Try. Moving them on the tub. I had the same problem with my full cj doors on the yj tub.
 
Thanks. I'll give that a shot.
 

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