Re: front door panel removal
I dont remember a metal spring when I took mine off.
You can attempt to take the panel off with the door shut, but it may not work.
There is a small retaining ring clip that holds the handle on, you can remove it with a thin small flat head screwdriver. When the doors off, install the SPAL window kit so you dont have to roll your window down ever again.
2006 Titan KC XE with black/graphite pinstripe
Added: SPAL power windows, locks, and keyless entry, OEM 18" 5 spoke wheels - bedlined with graphite burgers, OEM side steps - bedlined,
grill inserts - bedlined with graphite burger (to match wheels), JBA exhaust, tinted tail lights, weathertech liners in the front and mats in the back, weathertech ventvisors, 5k HID's
Waiting install - full stereo upgrade, additional dome light, additional reverse lights
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