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Old 09-08-2018, 05:27 PM   #1
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Options for sprung door repair

Hey guys. Recently acquired a 1976 overlander. The door wasn’t sealing at the top of bottom so I took it apart to check it out. It appears to have been modded in a dumb way, causing a break at the door knob cylinder area.

What are my options to repair and straighten? Would you just re-rivet the plate where the damage is at after bending it in shape, or will welding be needed?
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Old 09-08-2018, 10:15 PM   #2
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Also, if anyone knows where to get a screen door replacement I’d be curious to know. The one on this airstream is trashed, I think beyond saving.

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Old 09-09-2018, 08:35 PM   #3
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I would install a sister on the inside.

You can make a cardboard template of the trailer curve and ensure the door follows the curve as you attach the skin.
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