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Old 01-07-2015, 12:03
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wotcheer all, can a single glazed aluminium door be heel and toed, this door has no glazing bars, it is the type where the aluminium section is built around the glass and the four corners of the door are riveted. I'm thinking I may have to drill the rivets out, square the door up and drill new rivet holes, can anyone advise please
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Old 01-07-2015, 22:02
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You can often fix the door by jacking up the caravan and tightening the stands.
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Old 02-07-2015, 17:17
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Thanks treetops, this doors has (as I just noticed today) been replaced in the past, the other door and all of the windows are ellbee powder coated single glazed aluminium, the door in question is just aluminium finish, don't know how I didn't notice this before. I had a word with one of the park lads today he reckons he can square the door up and replace the rubber gaskets in about an hour. I'll see how he gets on then I will consider the the van levels if need be.
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Might be a good idea to check the caravan level first. If it is out of level and you decide to have it corrected, it may turn out it has fixed the door as well. Also, if you have the door done first and then the van levelled, the door may need doing again
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Old 03-07-2015, 07:42
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Thanks Cylon, I checked both doors and the frames for sq last week, the frames are pretty close to sq but the doors were quite a way out, one of the doors can be heel & toed but the door that has been replaced has not got any glazing bars it's an old type where the door is built up around the glass rather than glazing after the door has been made. The van was sited in April so it could have 'settled' it was spot on when I checked it but I only had a 3ft level. Thanks again
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