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Old 07-29-2020, 08:43 AM   #21
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I purchased new stainless bolts that use an Allen wrench ,and new tall self locking nuts...picked them up at the local hardware store
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Old 07-29-2020, 05:25 PM   #22
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Great info
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Old 08-01-2020, 08:28 AM   #23
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I purchased new stainless bolts that use an Allen wrench ,and new tall self locking nuts...picked them up at the local hardware store
I'm currently having the spinning bolt issue as well and for the life of me, I cannot fathom why AS would use Phillips bolt heads. They strip out before you can apply adequate torque. I'm not talking about "gorrilla-torque," but just adequate enough to keep the hinges in place and prevent sagging.



I was toying with investigating if I could find a shallow external hex-head bolt that would fit so I could apply some appropriate torque, but the Allen head idea sounds great too. Would love to see pics of the bolts you picked up, if you'd care to share. Thanks!
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Hi. This is such a good thread that I felt it was better to add to it rather than start a new one. I'm fussing about replacing my hinges, moderately corroded. I can see a plan for the trailer side in this thread. How do we disconnect-reconnect the hinge from the door side?

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Far as I know you have to take the door apart. Meaning drill the rivets out on the inside panel.

Not something go would want to tackle!
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