View Full Version : TR4/4A TR4 door checkstrap replacement.

08-01-2009, 08:36 AM
Has anyone ever tried to replace the door checkstrap on a TR4? I can't seem to get it out .It has a spring clip that appears to be held on by some type of rivet that I can't remove? Any help would be appreciated . thanks

08-01-2009, 10:36 AM
I replaced my checkstrap on my TR6 which I believe is similar (or the same) for the TR4.
Rivets have to be drilled out. I am sure you can probably
re-rivet them, but I chose to use machine screws lockwashers and nuts.... it was a lot easier.

08-02-2009, 08:26 AM
They are not like a 6 at all.but you make the job easy in the same way as a tr6. First cut the old strap in half so the door can be removed/swung out farther. Then you can destroy the rivet.Be aware the new parts often come with METRIC threads if you try to re-use your old hardware you will come to grief!!!! The new parts look so nice for a year or two then go quickly to hades and must be refreshed every so often......
MD(mad dog)