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Old 09-02-2016, 06:06 PM   #1
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Bi fold air door replacement (single fold air door?)

I'm looking at replacing the bi fold air door on my bus, but I would like to keep the air actuator/piston assembly intact and just relocate it further towards the door and reverse the lines so the original "close" position is now open and vice versa. Are there any decent replacement doors out there or would I best off just fabbing it up. And where can I get a good solid rv lock/handle assembly? Tips and links appreciated.
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I'm looking at replacing the bi fold air door on my bus, but I would like to keep the air actuator/piston assembly intact and just relocate it further towards the door and reverse the lines so the original "close" position is now open and vice versa. Are there any decent replacement doors out there or would I best off just fabbing it up. And where can I get a good solid rv lock/handle assembly? Tips and links appreciated.
Can you post a picture of your door? Or give us a clue what it's on...

I flipped my leading edge (hinge side) piano hinge, braced across the center fold, and added a door lock that's operated on both sides. Only thing that could make me happier is a key fob activated deadbolt cylinder! Chirp chirp
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Are you full timing it?

If so, how do you plan to open it daily? Mine was a pain because it would not exhaust the air fast enough when I pushed the door open or closed... Negating the air cylinder.
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That's pretty easy, RC or Bluetooth from phone or both.
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Can you post a picture of your door? Or give us a clue what it's on...

I flipped my leading edge (hinge side) piano hinge, braced across the center fold, and added a door lock that's operated on both sides. Only thing that could make me happier is a key fob activated deadbolt cylinder! Chirp chirp
http://www.skoolie.net/forums/f27/lo...ors-14494.html


Are you full timing it?

If so, how do you plan to open it daily? Mine was a pain because it would not exhaust the air fast enough when I pushed the door open or closed... Negating the air cylinder.


Pic of door/bus.

Yes, Ill be full timing it 4 seasons, on a piece of property I just bought in the mtns. So cold winters.

Basically looking at pulling door fully, moving the air cylinder closer towards the door, reversiong the air cylinder action and using a regular swing out door. Even if I have to fabricate it. I want it to be well insulated, so if I fabbed it, there would be a rubber moulding trim going around the frame of the door to seal out drafts.
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