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Old 12-03-2016, 01:04 PM
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07 F150 PW regulator replacement

Has anyone ever replaced one of these units and if so is it *really* a PITA as some people claim or, for people who possess the skill and wrenching ability to do pretty much anything, will find the job to be straight forward, intuitive and with few to no hassles?
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Did a little searching and found this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRiYJhgXFYo

its not a regulator replacement, but gets you in the door. ( has get it....in the door. lololol)

looks kind of like a pain in the butt, but more along the lines of lots of shit to remove, not so much as hard to do it.
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get you a really good rivet tool . a standard gun wont do it.it'll be easier if you get a regulator with the motor on it
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Thanks for the tips Vice, always appreciated!

Follow up question.....I think those large rivet tools can be had for about $20 at Harbor freight yes, gotta have the tool. But if the current rivets are 1/4" ones, like the Rangers and Explorers use on the door hardware, how about using 1/4" carriage bolts or hex head bolts in lieu of the rivets? Any reason not to do this on the F150?
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Did a little searching and found this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRiYJhgXFYo

its not a regulator replacement, but gets you in the door. ( has get it....in the door. lololol)

looks kind of like a pain in the butt, but more along the lines of lots of shit to remove, not so much as hard to do it.
Will look at that, thanks!

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Thanks for the tips Vice, always appreciated!

Follow up question.....I think those large rivet tools can be had for about $20 at Harbor freight yes, gotta have the tool. But if the current rivets are 1/4" ones, like the Rangers and Explorers use on the door hardware, how about using 1/4" carriage bolts or hex head bolts in lieu of the rivets? Any reason not to do this on the F150?
jus watch for clearance issues. you might try putting them inside out.
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Thanks again guys, good info!
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