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Door Lock

Post by oldnslow » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:29 pm

I have a 1927 Model T Coupe. I need to replace the passenger door luck, but I can't figure out how to remove the old lock. Any help will be appreciated.

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Re: Door Lock

Post by RajoRacer » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:54 pm

I had a '25 Tudor - I know not exactly the same BUT there was a small set screw in the door jam in line with the lock cylinder.

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Re: Door Lock

Post by Squirrel » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:03 pm

this is where the hole is, and what it looks like when the lock and set screw are missing.

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door lock screw hole.jpg


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Re: Door Lock

Post by oldnslow » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:25 pm

Thanks gentlemen. Unfortunately my door does not have a set screw in it. It may have been altered at some point and the hole was finished over, I don't know. Strange.

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Re: Door Lock

Post by Squirrel » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:03 pm

MIght go exploring...see if it was just covered with "bondo"? use a small diamter magnet, see if it sticks well to where the hole should be. If not, start drilling. :)


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Re: Door Lock

Post by oldnslow » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:03 pm

Thanks Squirrel. I will let you know.


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Re: Door Lock

Post by Humblej » Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:23 am

Never could get mine out either.


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Re: Door Lock

Post by John kuehn » Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:03 am

The lock on my 24 Coupe is almost identical to the later lock as shown in Squirrels pic.
Fortunately mine came out fairly easy.
You might try to remove the 2 screws as shown in the pic and then take off the door handle. It’s held on by two screws on the outside side of the door.
After the handle is out and the 2 screws are removed from the inside of the door take a long handled screwdriver, put it in the door handle hole and try to move the lock in the door.

With the screws out it should move around some. Depress the latch and spray some WD 40 inside to maybe help loosen the set screw. And maybe you can try to turn the set screw if the lock can be positioned enough to get the head of the screw out of the hole. Maybe.
If not enlarge the hole enough to get some pliers or something to start turning the screw.
Good luck with whatever you do!

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