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Old 05-09-2011, 02:57 PM   #1
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Door hinge on 1978

Door hinge on 1978 23' Safari. The two door hinge screws no longer hold. Threads in frame are stripped. What is process to get screws to hold to stripped frame holes?
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:47 PM   #2
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I have the same issue. Only 1 screw will screw into anything.
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Old 06-18-2011, 06:46 PM   #3
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I've used a product called Rivnuts to repair threads from the 'outside'...

Check here: Rivnut Fasteners & Bollhoff Installation Tools, Puller EZ & Custom Rivnuts - Blind Fasteners & Inserts - Bollhoff the video in the middle shows an installation...

You can get alum rivnuts, but you'll need the special tool to install them properly...

here's another look... http://www.aimfasteners.com/about_rivnut.html
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Old 06-18-2011, 07:28 PM   #4
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Drill all the way through, put a SS bolt washer and acorn nut on will last for ever.
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