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post #1 of 17 Old 11-09-2007, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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Cheap Door Pulls

Custom $24 door pulls???? not for me
How about $1.12 for both


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post #2 of 17 Old 11-09-2007, 07:47 PM
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That's pretty good, I might use your design on my soft doors, thanks
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post #3 of 17 Old 11-09-2007, 08:24 PM
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Thats a good idea and would be even better if you welded each link together so you dont get all the noise of them bouncing around.

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Thats a good idea and would be even better if you welded each link together so you dont get all the noise of them bouncing around.
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post #5 of 17 Old 11-09-2007, 09:43 PM
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oh shiny


neways i used an old black leather belt

but on the other hand i dont use my doors enough to find a pic
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Thats a good idea and would be even better if you welded each link together so you dont get all the noise of them bouncing around.
Really they don't bounce around and I've been on some rough roads..
They will slap back when your slam the door..

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post #7 of 17 Old 11-09-2007, 09:59 PM
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I used some 3/8" black rope. wrapped it around the screw and put a big'ol zip-tie on the ends. It doesn't make a sound, ever.

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post #8 of 17 Old 11-09-2007, 10:25 PM
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i think the ones i have were the grab handles on a mazda 4-door

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I used some 1" nylon webbing. Folded it over at the ends and used the soldering iron to "drill" a hole and then mounted them using the stock hardware. Year and a half so far no problems.

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i had the chains for door pulls for a few years and never had any noise issues
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post #11 of 17 Old 11-10-2007, 11:55 AM
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Black rubber bungee cord cut to size. Used the original screws and end covers. Looks good and is functional..
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Good idea! Nicely done.

A bit off topic. But..

If the metal inside your pull broke but the plastic is ok, go to home depot or lowes whatever, the metal banding they use to band together the stacks of lumber is exactly the same size. Grab a section, cut it and slide it in, redrill 2 holes and you're back to stock.

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post #14 of 17 Old 11-10-2007, 07:45 PM
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i need some stock door pulls eny one got eny good suggestions on cheep places to get them from
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post #15 of 17 Old 11-10-2007, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
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Black rubber bungee cord cut to size. Used the original screws and end covers. Looks good and is functional..
Very good idea for replacing the overpriced stock ones.....

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