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Old 07-16-2012, 10:31 PM   #11
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Re: have you tried to move the door to the middle of school

I've done it also, sportyrick in gallery, well worth the effort. An RV door just happens to fit between a pair of support rails. sportyrick
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:24 PM   #12
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Re: have you tried to move the door to the middle of school

Sportyrick was my inspiration for adding a door midships. I will say that everything really fell into place on mine (I'm guessing it was luck more than anything), including the frame ribs being exactly the correct distance apart for the door fit. I am very happy that we went that route.

*edited to add note* The door install starts on the 6th page of my build "Ludicrous Speed"
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Old 07-20-2012, 06:33 PM   #13
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Re: have you tried to move the door to the middle of school

i put in 2 rvdoors.. rear rv door was 1/2 in too wide for the upright rails, the front rv door was 3 inches too narrow...
best idea is to measure the door if buying one..
i didnt pay for either of mine, so the little extra work was worth it.
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Old 10-02-2012, 06:24 PM   #14
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Old 10-02-2012, 06:25 PM   #15
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:49 PM   #16
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:11 PM   #17
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Re: have you tried to move the door to the middle of school

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That just "looks" like the nicest door move...bravo ,good job
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:50 PM   #18
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Thank You, it took alot of nerve to get the guts up to doing it but like you all said it wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be. Cutting that big of a hole in a perfectly good vehicle espessally when it runs better than what I drive to work was very nerving.

I checked around at the local RV stores and online and on e-bay there was a door for 125 that was perfect fit between the frame rails. Out came the Saw zall, welder, tin snips and away I went. I even surprised the wife on how it looks a feels. My goal is to get all the holes closed up before it gets cold outside so when the weather turns cold I can work on the inside floor and floorplan.

P.S. sorry I need spell check for us Publik Skuel edumacated skuelies. sorry for the spelling errors.
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:05 PM   #19
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Re: have you tried to move the door to the middle of school

Awesome how-to photos, Kimberlink. I just bookmarked your photobucket page.

My final plans for around the front passenger seat will have to wait 'till I get the danged bus.
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Old 10-03-2012, 04:51 PM   #20
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Well thank you skunky, I just got through labeling the photos also. If anyone has any guestions or better explanation just let me know I'll try and answer them.
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