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I would like to ask a quick question, please - is it possible to find any original, white, plastic door card fasteners ? If so, is it then possible to get them to refit onto the green studs which are located in the door card ?

I noticed that when I took off the drivers' door panel today, to fit a new door handle cable, that there are four black, slide-on fasteners. Would I be right in thinking that these guys replace the original white fasteners ?

I know that these - RANGE ROVER P38 DOOR PANEL CLIPS - 20 X MWC9134 - are easily available.

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I've got a mix of black, blue, green and red, while the later (2001) Vogue I'm half owner of has white, so maybe the white ones were used on later cars? They don't seem to be as prone to breaking as the others.

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Hi Richard, the white ones look like they may be put on in the factory and are not intended to be replaced. They have a completely circular head, which clips onto the green stud. I can't see, myself, how it would possible to press the white fastener onto the green stud because they are pretty tightly fixed originally.

The black ones have a slot in them which allows them to clip onto the green stud fairly easily.

I was just interested to see if the white ones are obtainable because I have looked about on the internet but nothing comes up.

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That would explain why all the white ones stayed attached to the door trim when I took it off on the Vogue. Normally half of them stay stuck in the door and have to be pulled out and fitted back onto the studs (which are black on both my cars) in the trim.

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I have found that two of the black ones, on my door panel, tend to stay in the door so I pull them out and refit them. One of the white ones on my door card has broken, one of the top edge ones, and I think that I can only use the black ones as replacements.

The white fasteners are well fixed to the green studs and I find that, by using a panel clip removal tool, they stay where they should. I think the one that has broken was caused because, being up by the window glass edge there was too much bend on it.

Pierre3.