How feasible and is it Convert "Dutch Doors" to "Barn Doors"

How feasible and is it Convert "Dutch Doors" to "Barn Doors"

Postby rmotion [OP] » August 20th 2013, 6:35pm

How feasible and is it Convert "Dutch Doors" to "Barn Doors"
I am looking to buy a van with dutch doors but I need to convert to barn doors to make it easier to load cargo and pallets into the back.
Does anyone have any experience doing this?
How difficult or expensive is this project.
Would a body shop do this or a mechanic?
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Re: How feasible and is it Convert "Dutch Doors" to "Barn Do

Postby doyoulikeithere » August 20th 2013, 10:36pm

I suspect that if you plan to pay to get it done, it could be cheaper to just look for a van with barn doors.
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Re: How feasible and is it Convert "Dutch Doors" to "Barn Do

Postby SilverBullet1997 » August 20th 2013, 11:24pm

Agreed, I would look for a van with barn doors already, yes passenger vans did come with them, they are a little harder to find but not that hard.
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Re: How feasible and is it Convert "Dutch Doors" to "Barn Do

Postby Ben_R » August 27th 2013, 7:24pm

It would be the reverse of this attachment :thumbup:
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Re: How feasible and is it Convert "Dutch Doors" to "Barn Do

Postby rmotion [OP] » August 27th 2013, 8:51pm

Thanks
yeah I have been trying to find a van with the barn doors and it is hard. Most are cargo.
Has anyone done this conversion and what could I expect to pay someone to do it?
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Re: How feasible and is it Convert "Dutch Doors" to "Barn Do

Postby Ben_R » August 28th 2013, 12:09am

In the UK it is the other way round, everyone has the barn doors and wants dutch doors. We also have more high tops than tin tops which seems the opposite of the US as well, crazy eh.
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