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Old 12-20-2008, 12:34 PM   #1
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door bracing ??

any one done or seen it done ??? I was thinkin of welding tubbin into my door right above the door handle so they dont cave in as bad .... I;m tired of makin new rear doors every 6 months... cause now I need to cut the bottom 2or 3 in out of them and tub-em so my tires clear ..... any links to pics y'all have seen or am I in my own world of problems with my big ***** truck you can see how bent on the door is in the pics and this was after a hour bashing it out with a hammer so it would open again anyway I want to weld a tube at the body line above the door handle to brace it ??? think its a waist of time ?? or a good idea ... I dont want to remove the doors yet the kiddos sit back there alot ...not when the doors get smashed mind you ... so I want to keep em to protect them

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Old 12-20-2008, 01:41 PM   #2
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When I cut my doors. I tubed the inside with square tubing.
It was more for making a frame for half doors. but I still think great idea.
I don't have great build pic...but let me see what I can find.
I guess you can go with beefer tubing and not like my mild 1" tubing.
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here you can see the tubing. I also having tubing outside top only.
I cut out the whole backside...so that I had room to measure/frame/weld it all in.

seems to be the only pic lol
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Old 12-29-2008, 07:56 AM   #3
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you need an exo cage
wont help the middle of the door and thats what I keep hittin
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J/K How about a Exo Bar that could be made to swing out when needed and pinned when closed? You could run a tube inside a tube for a henge. I have been thinking about something like this for the 4 door on my wife's rig. Couple of extra steps to open the door
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exo's are ugly.
do what mike did. that'll help alot
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I don`t know what your talking about...........I threw that part of the body in the recycle bin a long time ago!
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