Re: [DML] I hate my doors
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Re: [DML] I hate my doors



Thanks for the replies, again.

On 9/16/05, Jake Kamphoefner <jakekamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Other than that, it sounds like you're doing everything right.  Also, where did you 
> get the seals?  

Seals are Grady's. I'm quite happy with the quality, if only I could
get this problem worked out.

> suggestion would be that if going up another 1/8th inch appears it would work, maybe
>  try moving the pin down and in so the striker enters the latch a little later in its travel.

Yep, I've tried and tried to do this. Here's the problem: If I move it
in at all, the pin is too far away. The door will then close so
tightly I can only open it from the inside. It seems to be a losing
battle.

After reading Luke's post, it sounds like I need to play with the
seals some more:

> This includes grinding away a part of the rear captive nut area so I could get the 
> pin another 1-2mm up and away from the body

Yes! See, that's exactly what I've been thinking about doing. Looks
like we have the same darn problem. Thank you for letting me know this
didn't work for you - that saves me from having to try it. I'll try
aligning these one pin at a time, as well as playing with the seals
for a better fit (if that's possible). Hopefully that will get me
somewhere.

Rob, if you're lurking here -- do you have any ideas on this?

Thanks everyone.

-Ryan


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