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Tail gate > barndoor conversion
There's a slight chance I might keep my Berlingo and sell the citan. One of the main headaches the Berlingo gives me is that a can't easily load it with the forklift because the tailgate gets in the way. Has anyone done a switch over to barn doors on one of these?
Could be worse.... Could be a Caddy.
I did have a look a while back, comparing online photos of barn doors with my tailgate.
I concluded that it would require welding - I think of barn door hinges to the body?
And of course, alignment would have to be spot-on. Easy on a production line but not on a driveway.
Other bits (cable entries etc) seem designed for either version, if memory serves.
I think I posted my findings in a reply to another thread.
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I've looked into this myself. The issue is is that there's re-enforcement for the tailgate struts that gets in the way, and missing re-enforcement bracketry that you need to be able to support the barn door hinges. It's not impossible, but one hell of a lot of work to be able to do it. Here's some photos of the initial work I did before abandoning the idea:            

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A while ago, some time last year I did see a M59 multispace with van type rear doors in the Tesco carpark but it didn't look like a diy job.
So where does this bit go then ?

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