big thank you!!!!

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Hello all. I wanted to take a quick second to say thank you to everyone here who has posted stuff about fixing sagging doors. I recently replaced the hinge pins on the basket case and i was able to align the door to where it actually latches without having to lift up on the door. I also want to say thanks for the electrical tape on the door striker advice........ works like a charm. I do still need to get glass in the driver's door and all of the weatherstripping is bound for the trash can but i'm putting this repair in the win column. Now I will admit that it did take 2 times to get everything right and if i would have had someone to help hold the door live would have been a hell of a lot easier but...

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Another trick for a striker is that pex pipe or whatever, I took a day to align my drivers door on my suburban, and added the pex pipe to the striker.... 1 finger closes it
 

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Another trick for a striker is that pex pipe or whatever, I took a day to align my drivers door on my suburban, and added the pex pipe to the striker.... 1 finger closes it
i have heard of the pex trick but where can someone get 1' of pex pipe? I have looked at home depot and lowes with no luck. if i had a use for pex i'd buy a 10' lenght but...
 

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i have heard of the pex trick but where can someone get 1' of pex pipe? I have looked at home depot and lowes with no luck. if i had a use for pex i'd buy a 10' lenght but...
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PEX works great! It does wear over time just as the factory ones do..but for the price you can't beat it. I have a home remodeling business and have replaced mine twice on all doors of our Burb for $8.00
 

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i have heard of the pex trick but where can someone get 1' of pex pipe? I have looked at home depot and lowes with no luck. if i had a use for pex i'd buy a 10' lenght but...
They have 5ft sticks. Where do you live. Anywhere in SC I'll swing by your house with some. I travel most of the state for work. Seriously go to a home construction site and look in dumpsters or talk to a plumber and say you want 2"s of PEX. I bet they cut a hunk and give you.
 

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