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« on: March 20, 2009, 06:19:04 AM »

With the help of great Friends and good Whiskey my door latch project is almost done.
I just have to install the inside door panel when it stops snowing (first day of spring).

I couldn’t add my picture’s to Jacks post = http://www.busconversions.com/bbs/index.php?topic=544.0
Here they are.
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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2009, 06:19:44 AM »

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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2009, 06:20:25 AM »

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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2009, 06:21:13 AM »

The inside skin was cut off and made a good pattern for the new one. Grin
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« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2009, 06:23:42 AM »

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« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2009, 07:48:14 AM »

Ed,

Looks good!

What lock mechinism did you end up using?

New or salvaged?

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« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2009, 08:34:39 AM »



Looks Great ED!!!!!


I notice that you have attempted to keep the door vent.  Are you going to put a grate/screen in the wood panel for the air to draw out?


I had thought about it and then opted to blocked it off and foam the whole thing ( on JR advice, thanks JR)

I haven't decided on the inside pull handle either.

How are you gonna fasten it too?
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« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2009, 08:45:34 AM »

Look great!

Look like it came from the factory or OEM.

Thank you for sharing your photos.

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« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2009, 09:01:31 AM »

Air lock going back on?

hard to beat for keeping the door snug and whistles silent at speed.

happy coaching!
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« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2009, 02:30:52 PM »

Hi Ed,

Great Job!

Where is the keyless entry system? Grin

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« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2009, 10:08:26 PM »

Great job, I'm thinking of tackling mine later this year sometime if I can make more progress on other things first. The P.O of my bus put on a house type full handle (the long fancy scroll type about 8-10" long with the thumb button!) which he regretted and I now really need to replace it. It latches but no locking.

I'd be really interested in part numbers, vendors and prices if you don't mind sharing. Jack didn't list them in his write up did he?



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« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2009, 11:05:39 PM »

Nice work, Want to part with your old door skin?
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« Reply #12 on: March 21, 2009, 03:12:01 AM »

 
FloridaCliff

What lock mechinism did you end up using?

New or salvaged?
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New from Jack.
 
 
NewbeeMC9

I notice that you have attempted to keep the door vent.  Are you going to put a grate/screen in the wood panel for the air to draw out?
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Yes

How are you gonna fasten it too?
 I’ll cross that bridge when I get there.
 
 
Sojourner
Look great!

Look like it came from the factory or OEM.
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Thanks Jerry good help and good directions.

Buswarrior
Air lock going back on?
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Yes


Nick
Where is the keyless entry system?
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I leave all that fancy stuff to Bill and his eagle.
 

Dave
I'd be really interested in part numbers, vendors and prices if you don't mind sharing. Jack didn't list them in his write up did he?
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I bought this kit from Jack Conrad last year.

 
Airbag
Nice work, Want to part with your old door skin?
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Ok, I will stop it from going to the recycler.
It's a long way to Arizona.
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« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2009, 05:46:33 PM »

A little more today.
Getting closer. Wink
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That's Not Oil Dripping under my Bus, It's Sweat from all that Horsepower.
----- This space for rent. -----
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« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2009, 06:45:29 PM »

NICE! Smiley
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