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Sliding Door Stopper for Vans (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster)

4.90 out of 5
(10 customer reviews)

US$39.99

This door stop holds the slider door of your van partially opened for added privacy (it adds an intermediate stop at the position of your choice). It is strong enough to hold the sliding door on inclines. Compatible with Transit, Sprinter and ProMaster vans (all years). 

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SKU: FOR006 Categories: ,
MPN: FOR006
Brand: FarOutRide

Installation


To complete this DIY project, you will also need:

Mark the position of your door stopper


Open the sliding door at the desired position and leave it there (someone might have to hold it in place):

Sliding Door Stopper Location Behind Sliding Door (Ford Transit)

Mark the roller center on the aluminum track with a fine-point sharpie:

Sliding Door Stopper Installation (Mark center line roller)

Close the door (so it’s out of the way) and place the stopper centered with the sharpie mark and in the roller path:

Sliding Door Stopper Installation (Place door stopper in line)

Trace the contour of the door stopper with a fine-point sharpie (3 sides should be enough):

Sliding Door Stopper Installation (Mark 3 sides)

Surface Preparation


As always when working with any adhesive, surface preparation is key when bonding material together.

Use coarse sandpaper (100 grit or so) and gently scuff the surfaces to be bonded (both the aluminum track and the door stopper). Then, use acetone or Isopropyl alcool to clean the surfaces to be bonded (try to not remove the sharpie marks, or keep a sharpie handy to mark again):

Door stopper:

Sliding Door Stopper (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster) Installation (Scuff the Door Stopper))

Roller track:

Sliding Door Stopper (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster) Installation (Scuff and Clean Van Roller Track)

Bond the Door Stopper to the Aluminum Track


Squeeze a little JB Weld out of both tubes in equal portions (it doesn’t have to be perfect, but pretty close):

Sliding Door Stopper (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster) Installation (Squeeze JB Weld Out)

Use a small stick (wood, metal, etc) to mix both parts together:

Sliding Door Stopper (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster) Installation (Mix 2 Parts of JB Weld)

Apply a thin layer of JB Weld on the lower surface of the door stopper (use a lint-free cloth to clean around the edges, to minimize squeeze out at next step):

Sliding Door Stopper (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster) Installation (Apply JB Weld on Door Stopper)

Place the door stopper on the roller track and apply pressure for a few seconds. Let the adhesive cure for 24 hours. Resist the temptation to test or operate the door while curing!

Sliding Door Stopper (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster) Installation (place door stopper on track and apply pressure)

Clean the sharpie marks and test:

Sliding Door Stopper (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster) Installation (final)

You just added an intermediate stop position to the sliding door 🙂

Sliding Door Stopper (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster) Installation (Open door desired position)

Compatibility


This door stop is compatible with the following van models (all years):

  • Ford Transit
  • Mercedes Sprinter
  • Ram ProMaster

Specifications


  • Dimensions: 2.6in x 0.375in (65mm x 10mm).
  • Manufacturing: CNC Machining.
  • Material: 6061-T6 Aluminum.
  • Included: Door Stop.
Slider-Door-Stop-Dimensions

Shipping


  • Ships From:  British Columbia, Canada.
  • Carrier: Canada Post / USPS.
  • Cost: Actual carrier shipping rate calculated at checkout. You can combine other items from our Store to save on shipping.

wARRANTY & rETURNs


Warranty: If there is an issue with your door stopper (manufacturing defect), we’ll be happy to send you another one free of charge! 🙂

Returns: If you ordered by mistake or changed your mind, we can make a refund providing the product is not damaged (no scratches, no cosmetic wear). You are responsible of shipping the product back to us (including the shipping fees associated with it).


Inspiration


We want to give credits to Traipsing About, he’s the one who came up with this idea back in 2014! There are a few people offering this product to this day, ours is very similar except it doesn’t have a logo on it and doesn’t come as a kit, hence the lower price tag. We could have just purchased one, but we thought it would be fun to make our own 🙂


10 reviews for Sliding Door Stopper for Vans (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster)

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Customer Images

Image #1 from Marissa H.
Image #2 from Marissa H.
Image #1 from Marissa H.
5 out of 5

Marissa H.

Amazing how well this little piece works!

Image #2 from Marissa H.
5 out of 5

Marissa H.

Amazing how well this little piece works!

Image #1 from Marissa H.
Image #2 from Marissa H.
1-10 of 10 reviews
  1. Great website, helpful van community members, and solid product. Thanks for a smooth transaction and everything else you do!

    • Thanks for the kind words and for your support! 🙂

  2. Well we “have” installed this and used it and we really like being able to have the door partially open. What a great little part! (Rant: come on guys, don’t write reviews before you’ve even used the item!)

  3. Amazing how well this little piece works!

    Image #1 from Marissa H.
    Image #2 from Marissa H.
    • Glad to hear, thanks for the feedback! 🙂

  4. I haven’t installed it yet

  5. Works as advertised. Arrived promptly.

  6. Not installed yet. smaller than I was expecting.

    • Reviews are meant to help consumers make informed decisions and get feedback from people who tried the product in real-life. I’d encourage you to install the product, test it for a while, then provide honest and constructive feedback in order to make your review helpful to others 🙂

  7. Received in good order. Will install it once the slider door rail has been powder coated black (to match all the other trim)

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Door Stop for Sliding Door (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster Vans)
Sliding Door Stopper for Vans (Transit, Sprinter, ProMaster)
US$39.99