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post #1 of 16 Old 02-08-2010, 08:02 AM Thread Starter
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Door Hanger Question

I have heard door hangars that incorporate hanging the doors from the window frames will wreck the welds and cause problems with the weatherstripping. Any truth to that? Would eye bolts that use the hinges for hanging be better? I have looked at several posts, just looking for a general consensus.


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post #2 of 16 Old 02-09-2010, 07:57 AM
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I don’t know about the JK doors, but the CJ doors that I have on my YJ are pretty heavy. And I can easily see where being hung by the window frame could damage the window seal.

I made a set of hangers for my doors using some scrap angle iron. I cut two pieces about 6” long, and in one side of the angle, drilled some holes so I could bolt the pieces to the wall in the garage. On the other side of the angle, I drilled holes that were just slightly larger than the hinge pins on the doors. With the two pieces of angle iron bolted to the wall, the doors just drop onto them just like they do on the hinges on the jeep.

I'll try to remember to get a picture of the hangers, and post them here.

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post #3 of 16 Old 02-09-2010, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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I'll try to remember to get a picture of the hangers, and post them here.[/QUOTE]

That be great I'd like to see those.
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post #4 of 16 Old 02-14-2010, 07:37 AM
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I just bought a cheap set of hinges on ebay just like the ones on my jeep, and screwed them to the wall in my shop. Now when I take the full doors off and put the half doors on, I just rehang the doors on those hinges on the wall. works great and real cheap fix... good luck !!

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post #5 of 16 Old 02-15-2010, 06:59 AM
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ok, here's some pics of the hangers that I made. currently my soft doors are hanging on them, but the full steel doors fit the same way.



I have CJ style mirrors (the kind that mount to the windshield frame) on my jeep, so none of my door have mirrors attached to them. If your doors still have mirrors on them, you may have to space the hangers (or hinges if you use an extra set as hangers) away from the wall to allow clearance for the mirrors.

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post #6 of 16 Old 02-22-2010, 11:30 AM Thread Starter
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Modified an idea I stole from another forum. rwitte42 gets the credit I just adjusted some things.



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post #7 of 16 Old 02-22-2010, 11:56 AM
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Modified an idea I stole from another forum. rwitte42 gets the credit I just adjusted some things.



thats a pretty nifty little setup. how much it cost to build one of those? im guessing thats metal pipe under that foam?
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post #8 of 16 Old 02-22-2010, 12:34 PM Thread Starter
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I had the wood, carpet and hardware laying around. I used the pipe, casters, flange's along with the elbows and insulation and it cost me around 60.00. The wheels are freakin expensive like 6$ per but I liked the set up.

This is his list of materials:


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Bill of Materials:

Furniture Dolly ........................... 2 @ 24.96 .. $49.92
3/4" x 48" Galvanized pipe ................ 4 @ 8.94 ... $35.76
3/4" x 18" Galvanized pipe ................ 2 @ 4.53 ... $9.06
3/4" Galvanized 90deg bend ................ 4 @ 1.17 ... $4.68
3/4" Galvanized floor flange .............. 4 @ 3.46 ... $13.84
Stainless oval-head phillips machine screws 4 @ 4.00 ... $16.00
5/16" flat washers ........................ 4 @ 1.80 ... $7.20
5/16-18 stainless finished hex nut ........ 4 @ 2.04 ... $8.16
3/4" x 6' pipe insulation ................. 2 @ 1.18 ... $2.36


Total: 146.98
Per cart: $73.49
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who is the spammer?

I LIKE BEING CALLED A NOOBIE BECAUSE IT SOUNDS LIKE BOOBIE AND THAT MAKES ME GIGGLE!

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It was deleted. I should have quoted it for those that don't understand.
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jeep door hangers

check out ebay surch the word MASTERHANG looks like it could be a cool door hanger
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Whoever makes that is in Kalamazoo, and hey so are you. That's funny.....



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well do you like them or not! I made 6 of these, one for me and put the rest on ebay. Im just looking for an honest opinion. I might make some more if there is any intrest out there.
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check out ebay surch the word MASTERHANG looks like it could be a cool door hanger
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well do you like them or not! I made 6 of these, one for me and put the rest on ebay. Im just looking for an honest opinion. I might make some more if there is any intrest out there.
Funny you brought up being honest.
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