2001 door panel removal

I need to remove the drivers door panel on my 2001 camaro convertible to replace a speaker and service or replace the power window motor, but I want to do it right without breaking any of the clips. I read somewheres that the
panel is shot if you do that. Any tips?
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I do not know, but I have read that the clips are to be considered expendable and that you should figure on replacing them.
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This would work as long as you line up with the clips. http://www.eastwood.com/shopping/product/detailmain.jsp?itemType=PRODUCT&RS=1&itemID%12&keywordR035
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This tool will still trash the clips!
The only tool I have found that even comes close to not trashing clips, is the Kent-Moore tool recommended by GM. but for $30.00, it works better than any other door pan removal tool I have.
I own them all, Steck: Snap On, K-D, Lisle, MAC (A repackaged Steck), Montana, and the all time winner Kent-More. It even works on Fords and Mopar products equally as well and takes off rice burner door panels like a dream.
So when you see your friendly GM parts man next time, ask him to order you a Kent-Moore door and trim panel remover.
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http://www.eastwood.com/shopping/product/detailmain.jsp?itemType=PRODUCT&RS=1&itemID%12&keywordR035
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RS=1&itemID%12&keywordR035
No need to do that. I believe KM sells direct. Joe--ASE Certified Parts Specialist & 10th Ann.Club Tech Director '80 Carousel Red Turbo T/A, 27k orig. '79 "Y89" 400/4 speed 10th Ann. T/A, 57k orig '84 Olds 88 Royale Bgm 2 dr, 307 "Rocket" (lol), 143k and still going.... '91 S10 Blazer 4.3Z
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