I couldn't find much searching, other than swapping hinges from another car, so I decided to see what was available for repairing them. About $7.50 shipped from Rock Auto for one. The shipping charge is the same for 4, tho you probably won't need all 4 for a coupe. I found the lower ones were the ones that were shot. Possibly from the PO not having fender liners installed, and all the road grit getting into the bushings.
Since the car is already apart, I didn't include getting to to hinges, which would require removing the fenders for a coupe/front doors-sedan. Unless you are able to access them by just removing the fender liner.
Dorman Kit 38414.
AutoZone doesn't carry it, Advance wants a week to get them. O'Reily's is hit and miss for stock. Rock Auto is the cheapest, if buying more than one.
Pry the push nut off
Then tap the hinge pin out. It wasn't worn much.
Using the old hinge pin, drive the old bushings out.
Gently tap the new ones in.
Lube the bushings, and drive the new pin into place.
You may need to give it a squeeze to get the clip on.
One bushing is 8mm and the other is 9mm, so there isn't a way to assemble them incorrectly. But be sure to check id one seems too tight before pounding it in.
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Article submitted on 1 Mar 2015
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