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Old 03-07-2010, 06:37 PM   #1
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Unhappy HELP with Door in a Door

So here is my story. Just bought a great 64 overlander in Florida, and towed it back to Nashville TN over the weekend. Towed great. The only problem was that the door in a door vanished.

What I know is that upon pickup, I had noticed that the door in a door had cheaper rivets, and one of the hinges looked a bit bent. Both latches did lock, and secured the door.

What must have happened, is that a bump sheared off the rivets holding the back of the inside door, and away it went. Strange thing is that I didn't see it, and no one bothered to honk.

I'm completely sick and wondering if anyone knows of where I can find one, etc. Thanks for the help.
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Old 03-07-2010, 06:55 PM   #2
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I had a client loose the door within a door in Tennessee also. It however was still connected to the door itself. Neither were ever seen again.
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Old 03-07-2010, 07:04 PM   #3
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The only way your going to find a replacement is if you happen to locate a salvaged trailer with the door-in-door intact or you get lucky on eBay. I think I would retrace my path and look for it...

I'm sorry...you must be sick - I know I would be!

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Old 03-07-2010, 08:01 PM   #4
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Retrace steps

I might have to retrace tomorrow. Unfortunately, it is somewhere between Atlanta and here. 4 hrs of distance. Crazy
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:07 PM   #5
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my tw's door is not in the best of shape either, from a po transport mishap. But please tell me chris can also have a new one fabricated if necessary.
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Old 03-08-2010, 04:36 AM   #6
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I think your best bet is to find an entire door that someone has salvaged off of a wrecked trailer....
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Your year had the door within inset into the main door.To reproduce that would most likely take many hours of careful fabrication to get it right. Earlier years had the door within overlay the main door and that would be much easier to reproduce.
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Old 03-09-2010, 06:48 AM   #7
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Found door

This looks like it right here. I found this on online. Does anyone have any thoughts on it working? If the inner door doesn't fit my outer door, would the whole door fit in my whole door opening? Thanks

http://www.flickr.com/photos/34827951@N03/4419151531

http://www.flickr.com/photos/34827951@N03/4419917488
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I dont know if certain years were universal,(probably were) hopefully someone will chime in. do measure carefully and avoid replacing the whole door if possible. You will have to remove skins and cabinets to properly mount and reinforce the new door hinges. On the one you are showing pics of it looks like there is a small gap on rt side of small door, that will need repair because if ANY air can get under that leading edge you got trouble.
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