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Old 01-17-2021, 10:49 AM   #1
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screen door frame issue

Today I decided to start taking the skins off the door of my 77 sovereign and i noticed at the point of the lower hinge attachment the frame is split between pop rivets and the buck rivets. anyone have this issue and what did you do to correct/fix it?
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I had that happen when I had a 75. It was caused because the screen door hinge bottomed against the door frame before the door was completely closed. To close the door fully, the door had to flex at the rivets and the metal split.

I removed the door and had a shop weld it back together and I adjusted (bent) the hinge to let the door fully close. On my trailer I had 6 rivets (3 buck and 3 blind) holding each hinge to the door.


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