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post #1 of 6 Old 05-31-2006, 01:15 PM Thread Starter
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fixing zippers?

Can you fix the zippers on the soft doors? If so how?

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post #2 of 6 Old 05-31-2006, 02:05 PM
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Are they broke? Or just stuck?
If they're just sticky and hard to pull, you can make them move a lot smoother by rubbing a candle on the teeth. It works great.

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they are broke, the teeth came apart on both ends they wont even move.
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post #4 of 6 Old 05-31-2006, 02:20 PM
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Take it to a marine shop. That's where I got mine fixed at. Alot of times boats will use the bigger zippers so usually they have them in stock.

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I had the same problem on my back window.

The zipper on my back window was almost impossible to move. Once zipped, the teeth easily came apart. Drove me crazy!

I compared zippers (since there are two on the back window) and I noticed the bad one was slightly wider where the teeth go in. I got a pair of pliers and crunched the opening so it was narrower, and bingo, works great.

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Take it to a marine shop. That's where I got mine fixed at. Alot of times boats will use the bigger zippers so usually they have them in stock.

about how much did you pay to get that done? and they replaced the whole zipper assembly?

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