Fitting Door Cards

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Fitting Door Cards

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Hi. Wonder if anyone else is having this problem with their T25
Had a couple of door cards made up by a company called Delilah's. Really nice quality panels and on the whole they fit... however... when I come to refit the door vents they won't go on...argh!
I have spoken to them and they say they've never come across this issue before. It may be that I'm trying to fit them wrong (although surely there is a finite way of fitting them?)
Can anyone:
- Give any guidance on how to re-fit them i.e. do the prong/runners go between the card and the door or into the door cavity itself
- Give me any hint on whether this is a known issue with new door cards and if so what can I do to rectify?

I really don't want to to bodge it as the whole reason for buying them made was to stop me doing this :cry:

I have taken some pictures of the issue but I'm not entirely sure how to put them into this post.

Look forward to hearing your opinions.

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If you look on the Wiki (tab at top of page) under computer there is a tutorial on how to post pictures.
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R0B wrote:If you look on the Wiki (tab at top of page) under computer there is a tutorial on how to post pictures.

Thanks for you help, I've now uploaded them... any thoughts?

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clips go under the door card held with two black self tapers to help hold them

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pieman1 wrote:clips go under the door card held with two black self tapers to help hold them

That's what I thought, if I do that though I end up with picture 3 and I can't fit the vent flush again. The distance between the previous screw holes and the vent screw holes is about 2 cm. I really don't know how previous customers of theirs are not having issues. :roll:

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The front end of the vent goes over the door card, but if the new door card is a lot thicker than the original this may cause problems. The material should not be wrapped around that front edge , just left a bit long, then its only a single thickness.
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As above going to have problems refitting the vents with those new cards I'm afraid :?
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Thanks for all the advice guys, guess i'll be unpicking them and i'll give fitting them another go.

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Try lifting the front end of the vent over the door card with some thin plastic, might work. Have a try before removing the card.
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As above, they wiggle on and over, but you need to make sure the fabric and padding under is only on the face side, and try fitting when door card is off, ,
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