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Illustration for article titled Garage Door Hinge Mechanism: Situation Vastly Improved

These hinges are 60 years old and have been needing some TLC for about 59 years. There’s a sleeve for that top bolt, so I don’t know why it had to be so stupid. Anyhow, now it’s locked in place and hanging on a Grade 5 7/16ths bolt. It ought to last another 100 years. And the door is much easier to put up and down...

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Started out round and only took 60 years to get looking like this. Replacement bolt is tightened into the correct location.
Started out round and only took 60 years to get looking like this. Replacement bolt is tightened into the correct location.
I wish the new 7/16ths bolt were shorter, but the shoulder length is right.
I wish the new 7/16ths bolt were shorter, but the shoulder length is right.
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Illustration for article titled Garage Door Hinge Mechanism: Situation Vastly Improved

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