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Old 06-29-2014, 02:44 PM   #1
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Door hard to close.

Found door screws at hinges not holding but stripping. Thinking of pop riveting.
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Old 06-29-2014, 05:33 PM   #2
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Is it the entry door?


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Old 06-29-2014, 05:53 PM   #3
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Yes, and it popped open on road.
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All screws were loose causing door to sag. Making door latch to slightly miss. Tightened screws but several won't hold due to thin sheet metal.
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Old 06-29-2014, 06:19 PM   #6
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3/16" pop rivets.
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Old 06-29-2014, 06:22 PM   #7
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How long?
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1/2" or 5/8" should be more than long enough.
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Rivets worked. I should submit my time for warranty work.
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All screws were loose causing door to sag. Making door latch to slightly miss. Tightened screws but several won't hold due to thin sheet metal.
Try bigger diameter screws first. If, the pop rivets don't hold you will have to drill them out to try something else. Worth a try. Suggest you start them with a drill motor, then hand tighten them to snug.
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Please email me on this as I would like to pass it on to the engineers. I can be reached at Ericb@forestriverinc.com


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Bigger screws didn't hold. BTW other side of hinge is pop riveted from factory.
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Please email on this so I can double check with me engineers. Thanks ericb@gorestriverinc.com


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