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Old 09-11-2019, 03:57 PM   #1
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Friction Hinges for TT

Went to the RV show in Hershey PA today and saw some Friction Hinges on the new models entry doorss I have trouble keeping my entry door open because the gizmo that is supposed to keep it open does not keep it open when some wind blows. I changed it out but no good. Anybody had experience with this? Would like to put the friction hinges on but having trouble finding them. Can find info but no one offers to sell them. Contacted Lippert who makes them just waiting to hear back.

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Old 09-11-2019, 04:01 PM   #2
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Can't tell you where to find them but I've seen two door frames busted because of too much friction. On one, it pulled the screws completely out of the framework just from opening/closing the door.

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Old 09-11-2019, 04:08 PM   #3
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My 2016 PT TracerAir has the friction hinges system. Last year, the lower hinge pin of the screen door broke.
Lippert said that the entire door and frame had to be replaced. There were no hinge only replacements.
So as of last year, you can't buy just the hinges and retrofit them to your current door.
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