Power to Manual Window Conversion Step By Step - CamaroZ28.Com Message Board


Appearance Hoods, spoilers, custom mods, accessories, etc.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By 95LT4Z28
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-08-2018, 09:45 AM   #1  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Paul94Z28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Clinton Twp MI USA
Posts: 689
Power to Manual Window Conversion Step By Step

Do we have a thread for power to manual window conversion? I searched and did not come up with anything.

Long story short, I have a manual window car that was hit and all I can find in yards are power doors. So I have one on the car and the door is hung and partially wired. Was going to wait until it was a bit warmer to do the window work itself but thought I would see what we have.

I would have preferred to just wire in the power window but from what I have read it drives a BCM change and that is a bit more than I wanted to get into.

Last edited by Paul94Z28; 01-28-2018 at 02:05 PM.
Paul94Z28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2018, 10:51 PM   #2  
Registered User
 
95LT4Z28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: queens ny
Posts: 110
Re: Power to Manual Window Conversion Step By Step

i converted my 95z over from manual to power. gained not only power windows , doors and mirrors but now have a remote to lock = unlock the doors and hatch and also have the RAP. it was a bunch of work but it was worth it. if interested PM me and i can help you out -- Al
95LT4Z28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2018, 02:08 PM   #3  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Paul94Z28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Clinton Twp MI USA
Posts: 689
Re: Power to Manual Window Conversion Step By Step

Thanks Al - I have the car together now and painted. I am leaning towards putting the manual crank back in unless it is cheaper and/or less effort to just wire up the passenger door power window. I am not really looking to add power to the whole car - it was kinda rare with manual everything and I would prefer to keep it that way.

I will post an update when I get it done - either way.
Paul94Z28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2018, 05:36 PM   #4  
Registered User
 
95LT4Z28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: queens ny
Posts: 110
Re: Power to Manual Window Conversion Step By Step

not sure but im guessing its the 94 camaro your talking about . the biggest difference in the switch over is that the power door motor and the manual crank mount in different holes. you could see the rivets from the power and the holes outlined in red is where the manual mechanism mounts. drill or grind out the power regulator and use 1/4 rivets to rivet in the new one. getting the mechanisms in and out is also a trick. you may have to raise the window, support it with suction cups and disconnect the mechanism. power it up and close it and it will be easier to get out
Attached Thumbnails
Power to Manual Window Conversion Step By Step-door-2.jpg  
Injuneer likes this.

Last edited by 95LT4Z28; 01-28-2018 at 05:38 PM. Reason: attachment
95LT4Z28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2018, 06:30 AM   #5  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Paul94Z28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Clinton Twp MI USA
Posts: 689
Re: Power to Manual Window Conversion Step By Step

Thanks 95LT4Z28-

That is a start. It is actually for my 2000 Firebird but the pic you attached looks like it fits the bill.

It is going to be a bit before I do this but will update the thread when I do.

Thanks again for the info!

Paul
Paul94Z28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
99Z M6 to TH400 Conversion - Step by Step wizkid Drivetrain 0 03-06-2013 09:15 PM
step by step install power steering pump shook1502 LT1 Based Engine Tech 1 05-27-2012 12:43 PM
ATSG Manual for 4L60E and Step by Step Rebuild DVD 95TA04GOAT Parts For Sale 1 09-24-2008 07:31 PM
Electric to Manual Window Conversion smoknta Appearance 4 09-03-2005 03:53 PM
Power window to manual window swap, anyone do it? sleeperZ96BT LT1 Based Engine Tech 0 04-30-2004 11:27 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:03 AM.


Copyright © 1996-2017 CamaroZ28.com. All rights reserved.
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.