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New hinges, Door adjustment

So, the driver side door on my '78 has some up and down play and I'm always having to close it pretty hard to get it to fully latch. Looks like the pin holes are worn a bit.
I'm thinking about getting some new hinges off of LMC. I'm wondering how difficult it's gonna be to do this job though, especially since I'm not gonna have any help around to hold stuff. From youtube vids I've seen lining things up can be a real pain. Anyone done this? Any tips/tricks?
Another thing to look at if it's not latching well is adjusting the position of the latch pin itself. That can be loosened up and moved around to make sure it lines up with the center of the latch itself. That sure helped out with our doors, don't have to slam them any more.