• Ray
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    In this video, I attempt to install an aftermarket Lippert friction hinge onto my Keystone Cougar fifth-wheel trailer's entrance door. Unfortunately, the hinge turns out to be incompatible with my particular Challenger brand model of door. I discover the Lippert hinge is a little smaller, so it won't fit flush.



    Anyway, I was curious and decided to take the hinge apart and try and figure out how it actually works. I didn't find anything special inside, so I assume it's just press-fit to a predetermined pressure. I did notice it contains a small amount of what looks like graphite grease.

    Based on some earlier feedback I received on friction hinges there seem to be people that either love or hate them. From what I gather most are referring to OEM installations. So in the video, I ask folks to leave feedback in the YouTube comment section below.

    Friction Hinge on the Lippert Store - https://store.lci1.com/friction-hinge-kit-for-lci-entry-doors-friction-hinge-kit.html
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