Reaming cargo door hinge pins

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Reaming cargo door hinge pins

Post by 58splitty » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:23 pm

Hi,
The oversized pins are 6.3mm, and the original pins were 5.8mm
So what reamer do I buy, do you buy exactly the same (6.3) or slightly smaller, if so how much?
Cheers everyone
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Re: Cargo door hinge pin sizes

Post by 58splitty » Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:02 pm

A 6.3 mm reamer equates to 0.248 inches, just a smidgen under a quarter of an inch. Maybe a 1/4” would work?
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Re: Reaming cargo door hinge pins

Post by 58splitty » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:54 pm

Even a 1/4” is to small, im awaiting an adjustable reamer
1958 splitscreen
1969 custom bug (the only bug to have been on the cover of Volksworls and Ultra VW)
1972 roof chopped bug (volksword, street machine, custom car, vw scene)

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Re: Reaming cargo door hinge pins

Post by 58splitty » Sun Sep 22, 2019 5:44 pm

Adjustable reamer did the job. Youll need a 6.3 - 7mm.

Job done
1958 splitscreen
1969 custom bug (the only bug to have been on the cover of Volksworls and Ultra VW)
1972 roof chopped bug (volksword, street machine, custom car, vw scene)

My invention: www.tapepal.co.uk
New website: www.radialdesign.co.uk

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