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This is a discussion on Door card material swapping within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I recently won '04 STI door cards on eBay for . But one of the rear cards looks like someone ...

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    Door card material swapping

    I recently won '04 STI door cards on eBay for $56. But one of the rear cards looks like someone stabbed it with a knife and ballpoint pen.



    So I was just gonna swap the material out onto my existing door card. Question is, can I just take the back panel off and replace it? Or is the material glued onto front of something I can't take off? Also, how do you remove these kinds of bolts?





    If not, what might an upholstery place charge to do this?

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    I believe the material itself is glued onto it along with some padding. Someone on another forum mentioned drilling those "screws" and later replacing them with small bolts/nuts.


    So have you gotten around to replacing them yet? I'd like to see some results
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    I had it fixed. YOu can't even tell it was damaged. The door cards went on the car earlier today.

    Wanna buy my WRX door cards?

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    Haha, I'm cool, thanks. Replacing the cloth will be my next project so no need for new door cards (unless I mess up haha).

    So you just replaced the "leathery" part of the door cards, not the cloth?
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