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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2006, 03:12:27 PM »
Jack,
Got it.  Thanks!  Do you know of anyone that has installed the lock on an Eagle?
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2006, 03:22:10 PM »
    Yes, we installed one on an Eagle last month. However, this was an Eagle that had a new sedan door built and the door was covered with a sheet of .090 aluminum. I have not installed any in the OEM Eagle siding. If you decide to use this door latch, I can FAX or mail you the templates for cutting the openings for the latch assembly and exterior handle. I also have a template for making the interior handle backing plate.  Jack
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2006, 08:29:26 PM »
Jack, this might be a neverending request, but could you send me the article and pictures as well? 



Thanks.  I have the electric paddes, on a 1995 H3-41 and looking for a latch I can use from the outside.  Right now, its key only.

thanks

Jim
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2006, 04:34:31 AM »
No problem, It will be on its way shortly.  Jack
PS: For anyone that is near SW Fl, I can install these for you if you don't feel comfortable doing the installation. 
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2006, 06:29:37 AM »
Got it, thank you very much!
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2006, 06:41:32 AM »
Jack, this might be a neverending request, but could you send me the article and pictures as well?


Jack,

A new door lock is also on my short list.

Could I trouble you for a copy.....Pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #21 on: May 16, 2006, 09:23:52 AM »
Jack,

I think you would be able to post your story to this site, If you like!

Mabe post it and lock it so no body can modify it or reply to it!

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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2006, 02:23:48 PM »
Ok. I will that.  Jack
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2006, 02:49:27 PM »
Hi Jason,

I have an MC9 and when the bus is in gear, the bus lock engages and holds the door shut as well as the main door lock.   If you didn't have this feature, I suppose a simple internal latch could be used.  I have helped several people with thier door latches and figured that when I installed new locks on mine, I wanted a different type of lock system other than a dead bolt, or RV type lock.  I suppose ultimately, I just wanted to try it my way...   ;)  Sorry, I haven't had time to post any pictures yet, but will try to so soon.

Neat idea for a door lock, I'd like something like that, but is there any way to keep the kids from leaving the coach at 65mph?

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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #24 on: May 16, 2006, 06:01:10 PM »
Thank you Jack
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #25 on: May 16, 2006, 06:04:41 PM »
Jack,

I think you would be able to post your story to this site, If you like!

Mabe post it and lock it so no body can modify it or reply to it!

Nick-

Possibly a good topic for Tips'N Tricks
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #26 on: May 16, 2006, 06:38:52 PM »
Yes Richard,

You can do that! 

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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #27 on: May 17, 2006, 04:37:40 AM »
Richard,
   If you want to, go ahead and move the article to Tip & Tricks.  I will look through my files for a few more simple, short articles that would probably fit in that category. We have DR. appointments this AM and are going to the SE Cruisers rally this afternoon. I will work on this project when we get home on Sunday.  Jack
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #28 on: May 17, 2006, 05:06:09 AM »
Richard,
   If you want to, go ahead and move the article to Tip & Tricks.  I will look through my files for a few more simple, short articles that would probably fit in that category. We have DR. appointments this AM and are going to the SE Cruisers rally this afternoon. I will work on this project when we get home on Sunday.  Jack

Jack,
We all hope things go well at the Dr. for you guys.
Have fun at the Cruiser Rally and send pictures to the board!
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Re: Door Lock - What's the Best?...And How to Install?
« Reply #29 on: May 17, 2006, 05:57:43 AM »
Thanks Dallas.  Good luck with your Gathering,  hope ya'll have good weather and a great time. We hope to stop by and visit with ya'll in October.  Jack
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