I also was going to make the side door function in a tribute to "Back to the Future " the beloved Delorian
but mine will be motorized with a similar vandal switch for operation.
The funny thing is now that I have this image posted, It reminds me or a about a year ago that I was brainstorming with a friend that has a pc repair/build shop. I was giving him some ideas on some mods. I recall one of them being a simulated "Fluxcapacitor"