Originally Posted by 69bullet
Last year we had alot of problems with the door lock, the locksmith did get it to work for a temporary fix. I was surprised that the parts arent available for these locks or very expensive. I came up with a retro fit with reusing the original internal latch that goes thru the door. The vintage trailer lock assembly will not work with a long barrel latch assembly.
I ended up parting out the new lock assembly and retrofitting it into the old latch assembly. not the best looking from the outside but this is a user trailer not a restoration queen. Door locks now and life is good.
That looks very good to me, you did a fine job. Very clean and definitely not hacked together.....nice work. Retrofitting a new entry lock hardware can be very tricky to get it to blend in as well as you did.