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Old 03-20-2008, 04:40 PM   #1
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How does the main-door hold-back work?

The main door hold back is mounted on the shell of the trailer and operates a spring loaded lever that hold the main door to the shell. The main door has some kind of plastic "catch" that joins with the main door hold back.

Mine, however, is broken and I have no idea what it looks like. The 1975 service manual has a diagram of the main door hold back but not the main door catch. Does anybody have a photo of the main door catch or know where I can find one?

Also in the last photo here notice that the PO apparently installed an aftermarket interior latch. Does anyone know whether this interior latch is standard or not? I assume not. Anybody have photos of a 1975 standard Ambassador main door set-up inside and outside?

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Old 03-20-2008, 04:46 PM   #2
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Screen door assembly

Note in the below photo and in the photo in the previous post that the screen door frame appear to be missing a section in the upper right hand corner of the opening for the main door handle. Apparently the PO installed an interior main door latch. Has this section of the screen door been cut out? Anybody have photos of the screen door assembly where it meets the main door handle?
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Here is what my '72 has, yours likely is supposed to be the same.
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Old 03-20-2008, 04:55 PM   #4
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Here is what my '72 has, yours likely is supposed to be the same.
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Dave, thanks. That's it exactly. I need one of those! Also your assembly doesn't have the interior latch. So mine is obviously an after market addition. I also notice a screen door latch this is missing in my assembly. I need one of those too!
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