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If you get some of the weather stripping for use around a pickup's tailgate (to keep out moisture and dust|) and glue it around the bottom and sides of the body where the edges of the doors meet, it will keep out the dust.

If you're interested, I developed a more secure and easier latch system for the the FUTV doors. The stock latches allowed the doors to come open when the RZR frame torqued in rough terrain.

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Chuck said:
If you get some of the weather stripping for use around a pickup's tailgate (to keep out moisture and dust|) and glue it around the bottom and sides of the body where the edges of the doors meet, it will keep out the dust.

If you're interested, I developed a more secure and easier latch system for the the FUTV doors. The stock latches allowed the doors to come open when the RZR frame torqued in rough terrain.

Chuck

Chuck,
I'd be interested in seeing your door latch modification. I've had my driver side door pop open on me while climbing a few very steep and rough hills. Where do you get the weather stripping you mentioned? Thanks
 

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Rich and Others,

Unless very properly adjusted I found that the FUTV doors tended to inadvertanly pop open, with chassis flex, when going over rough terrain.

While wandering through the aisles of Harbor Freight one day, I came upon a solution that I successfully implemented. They had some "Horizontal Toggle Clamps" that are meant to be bolted to a work surface and then could be used to clamp an object down. I selected their P/N 96233 which has rubber tips on the adjustable hold down bolts, and was about the same size as the FUTV pull latch.

I replaced the two FUTV latch plates, that are bolted to the cage. I used two pieces made from 2" x 1/8" flat steel stock that you can get at most hardware stores. I cut them about 2" long and drilled two holes in each of their ends, to mate to the cage mouting bolts, and mounted them were the FUTV latch plates had been.

You can reuse the top rear pull latch mounting hole for one of the Toggle Clamps mounting holes. The other three you'll have to drill in the end mounting plate of the door. The Clamps mount to the inside of the door, in almost the same location that the pull latch did.

You can now adjust the rubber tipped hold down bolt so that it draws the door inwards, and up against the new plates, for proper closure. Be sure that it's adjusted so that its handle(closure lever) has a good snap to it.

Mission accomplished, this new closure device now holds the doors securely over rough terrain, rattle free.

The rubber gasketing that I used to fill the open space on the bottom and ends of the doors, is used to dust proof a PU truck's tail gate and is often glued in place, when a toneau cover is installed. They are offered by toneau manufactorers or usually can be found in a truck accessory store. They usually come in about 30' packages , which about what is needed to go around the RZR's door openings.

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Sorry, but I'm such a computer illerate that I can't seem to be able to post pictures on the net.

I'll try to take some pictures and send them to Gary and maybe he'll post them for me.

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Chuck, THANKYOU for the follow-up and GREAT job on the write-up bud, that is exactly what the PRC's membership looks for when they visit here. They like the write-up's/part numbers/instructions etc. just as you provided - very nice job !!
 
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