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Postby ligoatpar on Wed Apr 11, 2007 6:30 am

Can anyone confirm that '86 Cutlass doors will fit an '84 Regal? (2 dr.)

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Postby srercrcr on Wed Apr 11, 2007 6:49 am

I won't be any help to you. I just wanted to say doors are not an easy thing to swap out. Yes, the windshield, roof, and hinges would all match up, but the sheet metal between the GM divisions were different. Some sides had creases, some didn't, etc.
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Postby dougfather on Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:23 am

According to the link below, the Buick and Olds doors interchange. I know the 4 door models interchange (I tried it once on my 81 Cutlass 4 door, I got a door from an 84 Regal 4-door). As an FYI, 78-88 4 doors never got a substantial sheet metal change. A hood from an 80 Cutlass 4 door fit my 81 Cutlass 4 door w/o problem.

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Postby ligoatpar on Wed Apr 11, 2007 11:56 am

Thanks guys! I know the 4dr.s interchange. Pontiac/Chev, Buick /Olds. The 2dr. pontiac/chev look the same, I just wanted confirming info before I spend money. Thanks again!

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Postby jerrycad472 on Wed Apr 11, 2007 2:45 pm

I am also pretty sure that the 81-88 Cutlass and Regal 2 dr. Doors do interchance. I know Monte Carlo do not because of the unique body lines.

See if the place you are getting them from can email you some pictures, so you can make sure they look the same. The only difference would be in the outer door skin.
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Postby 85_SS on Wed Apr 11, 2007 5:08 pm

Yes, 81-88 Regal and Cutlass doors are identical. Grand Prix and Monte Carlo doors are unique though.
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Postby hobbes442 on Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:27 pm

i have a regal door on my cutlass.
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Postby mybuick on Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:53 pm

i got 81 cuddy doors on my gn
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Postby regalman4925 on Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:50 am

it will for sure work, they are identical in every way.
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