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Old 11-04-2006, 12:23 PM   #21
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The thing with the RV one I got was the set back. It is 2 3/8" The onter is 2 1/5, made a big dif, for me I needed to get away from the seam.
The RV (Valterra) deadbolt I got from VTS is adjustable, either 2 3/8" or 2 3/4" The problem is I haven't figured out how to switch it. I guess I need to RTFM.
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Old 11-04-2006, 12:48 PM   #22
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Dead bolts

Installing a dead bolt on a cast metal frame, severely weakens the door frame.

Most offen, slamming the door one time, fractures the casting.

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Old 11-04-2006, 02:00 PM   #23
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Anyone else have this setup?

Deadbolt, doorlock and doorbell.I need parts fot the part mounted in the door. Any help out there?
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Deadbolt, doorlock and doorbell.I need parts fot the part mounted in the door. Any help out there?
1986 Trailers used a Keeler Brass lock.

That became obsolete so Airstream came up with a GM lock kit, as shown in your photo. That became no longer available.

What is available is a Trimark lock kit for the 78 to 91 trailers. You must use an adapter plate and slightly modify the door.

Parts do not exist for the Keeler Brass or GM lock.

That GM, "is not" General Motors.

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Installing a dead bolt on a cast metal frame, severely weakens the door frame.

Most offen, slamming the door one time, fractures the casting.

Andy
Thats good info, thanks.

Can you tell us, what years did the cast door frames start?
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Thats good info, thanks.

Can you tell us, what years did the cast door frames start?
Airstream used cast entrance door frames from 1965 up to and including 1972.

That frame has not been available for many years.

If you break it, you can have it welded, but it's a real chore to do so.

Or, you can upgrade to a later year door, but you must modify the shell cutout. Oh yes, the newer style entrance door comes with a door jamb and a screen door.

You cannot use any of the old door parts or screen door.

Cost? $2200.00 plus crating and shipping.

Might make a person think more than twice, before they weaken that cast frame.

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Thanks Andy

I appreciate you expertise, Seein as my assy is already broken I might just have to fab up a new piece or fire up the tig. If I can't unbreak it I be calling. Thanks again Tim
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Nice work you who have made the install, looks good! I've been thinking of doing something similar. My door will occasionally pop open if you don't close it good - depending on how the stabilizers flex things.
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