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  1. 96.SVT.COBRA

    96.SVT.COBRA Oakley Enthusiast

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    Hi everyone I picked up a cube a few years ago however it had 2 issues which I felt like were minor for the deal I got. As you can see in the picture one of my door hinges is missing the bolt/nut and at some point the locking mechanism was damaged to get into the case after losing the keys I would assume.

    Cube Restoration Pointers/parts Needed - Casefinished.jpg

    Are there specific parts at Lowe's or HD that would fix these issues or an online supplier?
     
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  2. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    At HD you can find the lock and key for around 7$... In the kitchen cabinets/drawer handles sections

    The brand around here is 'Richelieu' ... Yours might differ as they might stock American brands...
     
  3. GRFMotorsports

    GRFMotorsports is an Oakley whore Premium Member

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    As for the missing bolt there is a thread on here somewhere for a guy that was making them. Search in this section.
     
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  4. 96.SVT.COBRA

    96.SVT.COBRA Oakley Enthusiast

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    Thanks fellas I will see if I can knock out the lock mechanism tomorrow and get in touch with the person for the missing bolt.
     
  5. RonkPM

    RonkPM Oakley Enthusiast

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    Cobra, I'll get you a threaded rivet sent out on Monday.
     
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  6. 96.SVT.COBRA

    96.SVT.COBRA Oakley Enthusiast

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    Couple more questions for those with more knowledge than I..

    I am still struggling finding a lock for this thing and even a locksmith couldn't help me. Maybe this is just the small town I'm in I will keep checking.

    Also, looking at other cubes out there it looks like some have middle shelves where the rivet on the outside is. Can someone confirm if ALL came with a shelf or did some come without and is there anyway to know if mine should have a shelf or not?
     
  7. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    AFAIK, it appears that case has been modded. For one thing, it has a very polished finish, much more so than how they were made.

    I could be wrong, but the lock is also something that doesn't look like what's normal with these things.

    I wouldn't bother trying to replace the lock with something like exactly what's in there - it's different from typical. Can you remove it at all? Usually it just takes access to the inner side, unscrew a ring or something...

    To replace, just get a simple cabinet lock at home depot. In my neck of the woods, $5. That's what they had originally...

    Cube Restoration Pointers/parts Needed - 20140910_011607.jpg

    If you need more help removing the existing lock, post some detailed pics of the backside / inner door surface mount.

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  8. 96.SVT.COBRA

    96.SVT.COBRA Oakley Enthusiast

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    The lock is quite a bit larger than the one pictured. I think that size lock would rattle around in the case and not function at all. Possibly the plexiglass was cut wider to accommodate this lock? Hmm....
     
  9. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    Yes, the diameter of the face looks bigger, but that doesn't mean the diameter of the hole is bigger. Need more pics.
     
  10. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    YUp, take the old lock out and see how wide it is!

    I've swapped the guts out of 3 cases and the lock Kronin posted is pretty much the one I bought every time