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Door straps

Postby Finntec » Fri Apr 21, 2006 7:50 pm

I remember some TD having straps to limit the opening of the cabin doors. What have you used? Pics would be very helpful. Thanks.
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Postby Sonetpro » Fri Apr 21, 2006 8:11 pm

I'm putting some on like my Jeep has.

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Re: Door straps

Postby Steve_Cox » Fri Apr 21, 2006 8:46 pm

Rayand Debby,

Have you seen this one? 1" nylon web strap from Home Depot. 1 1/4" screws with finish washers. I gave it a pretty good test without the window in place. I have the ends of the strap folded over and I heated a wire to melt the holes in the nylon.

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RayandDebby wrote:I remember some TD having straps to limit the opening of the cabin doors. What have you used? Pics would be very helpful. Thanks.
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Postby madjack » Sat Apr 22, 2006 12:26 am

..didn't use straps to holdback the doors but did use these to hold the door open............................ 8)
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Postby Steve_Cox » Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:38 pm

Nice touch MJ :thumbsup:
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Postby john » Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:45 pm

I used a leather belt (wallyworld) tthat had two rows of holes the full length. I installed it with screws through the holes.

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Postby Finntec » Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:06 pm

Thanks for the tips. I think I'll try the nylon stap with finishing screws.

Jack, where do I find those nice clips? That looks exactly like what I had in mind, but couldnt find in the box stores, so I thought I'd try the straps.
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Postby doug hodder » Sat Apr 22, 2006 11:38 pm

I think that Mike A got some either Model A or T straps to hold his back...I got nylon strap, had a shoe repair store sew them up with loops..and made my own brackets....the big thing is to not let the door open too far, especially when the window is open, for those of you with the crank out windows...I open one window for ventilation, and lock that door so no one opens it up and nails the side with it...on the door that opens for "tours". I keep that window closed...I do like Jacks idea however....just a thought...Doug

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Postby Gage » Sun Apr 23, 2006 3:49 am

Straps don't prevent the door from closing when you don't want it to close. So I fabed a couple of rods that hold my door in place. The one for the left side holds the door open at 90 degrees. That's the side that my extra room is on.

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Postby madjack » Sun Apr 23, 2006 9:25 am

...the door holdback/clips came from Austin Hardware..................................... 8)
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Postby Finntec » Sun Apr 23, 2006 10:02 am

Thanks again for the info. Doug thanks for the window idea I had not thought of. Jack thanks for the door clip info. -Ray
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Postby fornesto » Tue Apr 25, 2006 1:22 pm

Ratcheting straps make an easy donor...They'll never miss a few inches. Double over the edge to keep the screw from ripping through.
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Postby Endo » Tue Apr 25, 2006 4:23 pm

I used this door retainer to hold my door open.

http://www.racersrvstuff.com/racersrv/details.php?ITEM=4810051

It is similar to MadJacks but made of plastic. It works great and the price is right.
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Postby asianflava » Wed Apr 26, 2006 12:03 am

Around $5 a pair, can't beat that.
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