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REMLR General => REMLR - General Chatter => Topic started by: archieaja on March 17, 2016, 12:00:23 PM

Title: Door top bolts?
Post by: archieaja on March 17, 2016, 12:00:23 PM
Anyone got a source for the bolts that hold the door tops/window frames onto the door on a Perentie/Siii?

Mine are rusted to buggery and after fixing up the doors I really don't want to re-use the old bolts.
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: No.5 Trailers on March 17, 2016, 12:54:17 PM
Was it your door frames that were rusted out?
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: archieaja on March 19, 2016, 03:13:36 PM
No the frames themselves were salvageable.
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: 303Gunner on March 19, 2016, 04:48:16 PM
Are they bolts, or studs? Any "Bearings, bolts, fasteners" type shop will have a wide range of M10 studs to choose from, you could even go Stainless if you think rust will continue to be an issue.
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: 303Gunner on March 20, 2016, 07:21:26 AM
And while the Perentie is an M10 threaded stud (with a 16mm nut), the Series vehicles have a threaded shank as part of the window frame. Does anyone know what thread is on the Series window tops? Is it a BS thread or SAE? And the the AF size of the nut please?
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: archieaja on March 20, 2016, 04:34:21 PM
These have an M8 end which screw directly into the window frame and then have an M10 shank which go through the door frame. Not the sort of thing the local fastener shop is likely to have unfortunately. 

Are these the same as used on the series doors?
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: BadCo. on March 20, 2016, 10:23:47 PM
Could you drill and tap the M8 hole to M10?
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: archieaja on March 21, 2016, 07:20:15 AM
I'm not sure there is enough material in the door tops to drill it out without compromising its structural integrity.  If it comes to it id be more inclined to fabricate some new bolts out of SS rod. That's a bit of a PITA though.  Surely these things can be had off the shelf somewhere?
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: BadCo. on March 21, 2016, 04:36:19 PM
A bit of info in this thread if you go to get them made up.

http://forums.lr4x4.com/index.php?showtopic=16732
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: BadCo. on March 21, 2016, 04:46:38 PM
Oh look, found it in the RPS.

MTC6223

Superseded by VYR500010  (http://"https://www.lrdirect.com/VYR500010-Stud")
Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: Carzee on September 12, 2018, 09:20:00 AM
The bolts are on feebay and at many LR Parts suppliers.

KLR have genuine Land Rover stock, made in UK, part "VYR500010" -  I got a set (4 qty) at the Cooma 70th event (early April 2018) for $70.

Last week I got another genuine set from P.A. Blanchard in the UK:
4 x LR Defender Door Top Stud MTC6223 VYR500010 $40.20 plus $22.50 shipping.

Title: Re: Door top bolts?
Post by: Philthy on September 13, 2018, 06:59:35 AM
Why not buy stainless steel threaded M10 rod stock, cut it to length. 

Recut the thread down to M8 as required.

Cheap and forever.