Tiny Doors

fjefman

Member
Why are doors on RVs and most expedition vehicles so small? I mean there are lots of options available but I've yet to find a quality door wider than 28". I'd love to find a 32-36" wide door on an upcoming build. Anybody know of options in that size range?

Jeff
 

billiebob

Well-known member
Try commercial cargo trailer retailers.... They make lots of well priced choices up to 48" wide... Saying "RV" adds exponentially to the price.

I added a 32" door to the left side on my trailer. Frame Hinge included, $189 it took a day to install.

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fjefman

Member
Making a trailer door is easy. Making a high quality insulated door with integrated screen door is much more difficult. This is one area where I would rather buy than make. I don't even understand why seemingly all of the option are so small.
 

85_Ranger4x4

Well-known member
Making a trailer door is easy. Making a high quality insulated door with integrated screen door is much more difficult. This is one area where I would rather buy than make. I don't even understand why seemingly all of the option are so small.
Making it is one thing, fitting it is another.

I looked into enlarging a window in my camper to put a window unit in it.

To do it right I would have to blow the wall apart, widen the studs and then reassemble the wall.

As far as why they don't for things that theoretically will take a beating like an expedition rig... the bigger the door the less structure is in the wall.

Lol, I have to turn sideways AND duck to get in mine...

 
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