[Healeys] How to keep the door open

goldengt goldengt at cal.net
Sat Nov 3 17:21:10 MDT 2018

The threads are probably stripped on the stud or nut or both. You could weld in a new stud or use a smaller die to cut new thread and a smaller nut. Get the left hand thread ztuff from McMaster Carr on line.Ken Freese Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
-------- Original message --------From: Albert Seminatore <alsemus1 at gmail.com> Date: 11/3/18  1:46 PM  (GMT-08:00) To: Healey List <healeys at autox.team.net> Subject: [Healeys] How to keep the door open I have a BT7 whose drivers door won't stay open any more.  The passenger door is ok.I have tried tightening the friction washer but it wont do any good.  There is a new "friction washer" installed but it doesn't do any good either.  The metal pieces have been "polished" over the years and are VERY smooth - like glass smooth.What do other folks do to recover the friction need to keep the door open?...................   Al-- Albert SeminatoreMountain Falls, Pahrump, NVeMail:  alsemus1 at gmail.com
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