Vanning.com logo
Boxdin
Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
Dr. Bob's Jokes Thread
by newkirkinc1. November 18th 2018 5:46 pm
Help with adding photos from Flickr please
by zank. November 18th 2018 3:35 pm
98 dodge ram van frame rotted completly
by Nancb. November 18th 2018 3:26 pm
1980 G30 question
by Dyno_Dave. November 18th 2018 1:44 pm
Meijer Superstore find
by Dyno_Dave. November 18th 2018 1:34 pm
Just got a sweet Texas Chevy van
by Dyno_Dave. November 18th 2018 1:27 pm
Ahoy from Vancouver Island!
by Dyno_Dave. November 18th 2018 1:26 pm
Well Hello There...
by Dyno_Dave. November 18th 2018 1:25 pm
Quadrajet issues... 1986 Beauville
by 1986Beauville. November 18th 2018 12:05 pm
Featured Links
Vanning.Com is a an authorized Amsoil Dealer


Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
No locks on 1977 chevy g30 rear door? #736041
May 06th 2018 8:45 pm
May 06th 2018 8:45 pm
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
F
Farley Offline OP
stranger
Farley  Offline OP
stranger
F
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
I wasn't given door keys for my van so I'm swapping cylinders. I already did the front doors, Problem is, on the back door there's nothing that the cylinder would tie into. There's nothing on the inside of the door that would allow you to lock or unlock the door, so I'm at a loss as to how the cylinder would function.

Re: No locks on 1977 chevy g30 rear door? [Re: Farley] #736052
May 07th 2018 7:29 am
May 07th 2018 7:29 am
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
F
Farley Offline OP
stranger
Farley  Offline OP
stranger
F
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
Here's a video of the cylinder and handle operation for reference

https://www.dropbox.com/s/bre4e88jc6vwkhw/20180506_185025.mp4?dl=0

Re: No locks on 1977 chevy g30 rear door? [Re: Farley] #736064
May 07th 2018 10:00 am
May 07th 2018 10:00 am
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,815
Van Diego California
frscke1 Offline
frscke1  Offline

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,815
Van Diego California
You are missing the upper & lower actuator rods that are connected to that . When you push in the thumb part of the door handle it turns just like yours but the rods that actuate the upper & lower locking mech are gone.


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: No locks on 1977 chevy g30 rear door? [Re: Farley] #736066
May 07th 2018 10:28 am
May 07th 2018 10:28 am
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
F
Farley Offline OP
stranger
Farley  Offline OP
stranger
F
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
Thanks. I knew it had to be missing something since there was no physical lock on the inside of the door. I'll have to make something work.

Thanks again

Re: No locks on 1977 chevy g30 rear door? [Re: Farley] #736068
May 07th 2018 10:46 am
May 07th 2018 10:46 am
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,815
Van Diego California
frscke1 Offline
frscke1  Offline

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,815
Van Diego California
Go to a junk yard n pull those rods out of a door.

You will see how to take out & know how to reinstall...

Practice on there vans not yours !

Remove the whole assy, 4 screws on the bottom of the door & 2 bolts on the top of the door, 3 bolts to remove that lock assy you have & the whole assy comes out.

[Linked Image]


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: No locks on 1977 chevy g30 rear door? [Re: frscke1] #736070
May 07th 2018 11:15 am
May 07th 2018 11:15 am
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
F
Farley Offline OP
stranger
Farley  Offline OP
stranger
F
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
Thanks! I'll check around to find one at a junkyard by me

Re: No locks on 1977 chevy g30 rear door? [Re: Farley] #736074
May 07th 2018 6:21 pm
May 07th 2018 6:21 pm
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
F
Farley Offline OP
stranger
Farley  Offline OP
stranger
F
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
Here's the work around I rigged up in the meantime.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/6su43u3lifimepz/20180507_180936.mp4?dl=0

Re: No locks on 1977 chevy g30 rear door? [Re: Farley] #736084
May 07th 2018 8:12 pm
May 07th 2018 8:12 pm
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,815
Van Diego California
frscke1 Offline
frscke1  Offline

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,815
Van Diego California
How does that unlock the locking clips at the top & bottom of the door ?


OOOOOhhhhh I just realized you have a 77 .... all I saw was G30 .... so your driver rear door clips to the van & the pass rear door locks onto the driver rear door ? You may not have the upper & lower locking clips on the pass rear door as mine does.

Things changed in '88, SRY for the mis info.

That pic was from a '93 factory service manual.

Last edited by frscke1; May 07th 2018 8:20 pm.

SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: No locks on 1977 chevy g30 rear door? [Re: frscke1] #736101
May 08th 2018 5:45 am
May 08th 2018 5:45 am
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
F
Farley Offline OP
stranger
Farley  Offline OP
stranger
F
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 8
IL
The passenger door locks into the top and bottom, not into the driver side door. Pushing the button on the handle opens the latch and allows the door to open, so my work around was to stop the action that allows the latch to open.


Moderated by  Astro 

Donate


Upcoming Events
discovery
Instagram Feed
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (newkirkinc1), 0 guests, and 6 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
RoboforcerX2000, Vannerz, 1986Beauville, Lestump, thagreatone76
10641 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
Dyno_Dave 103
bigbongo 102
frscke1 95
kursed 40
CatFish 32
Forum Statistics
Forums68
Topics34,977
Posts514,769
Members10,641
Most Online177
May 8th, 2013

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1