Door Lock Striker Plate/Catch/Latch

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Door Lock Striker Plate/Catch/Latch

Postby Sneke_Eyez » Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:00 am

I replaced the hinges on the wagon's front doors yesterday.
The process went smoothly until I needed to adjust the driver's door striker latching assembly to line the back of the door up when it is closed.
The screws are quite stripped and I will need to drill them out or use an EZ Out to get them off.

Anyone have any idea where I can get some more?
Since they are threaded into the body, I want to make sure I have new ones that fit the thread before I go removing them.

I am willing to buy a new striker plate/striker catch/striker latch, but I can't even find anyone talking about them online, never mind find new ones!

This is the part I am talking about, but I need the screws:

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Am I calling it the wrong name?

Any advice is greatly appreciated!
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Re: Door Lock Striker Plate/Catch/Latch

Postby moparmike » Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:43 pm

That is the correct name. I would try a hammer and chisel around the edge of the screws to break them free, if you need a better explanation you can call me. I would do that before you try drilling, the hammer and chisel method works most of the time.
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Re: Door Lock Striker Plate/Catch/Latch

Postby torredcuda » Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:40 pm

Did you try getting one out of the passenger door so you can match it up?


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