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I wanted to post the results of this project. ...

I wanted to post the results of this project. The company where I ordered the spring contacted Clopay who said the door should weigh 101 pounds. Based on that weight, the vendor recommended a 2...
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Posted By louky

Starting to make sense with your explanation. ...

Starting to make sense with your explanation. The "29 inch" spring may actually be a .225 x 27 as called for, the "27 inch" spring may actually be a .218 x 25 or 26

I wanted to say both of these...
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Posted By louky

Stranger and stranger

The drums measure 4 1/2" measuring on the side with the bolts. The lettering on the drum says OM1-8-RH and LH. The top portion of the door has single layer plexiglass for windows which should be...
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Posted By louky

I have some pics but can't figure out how to load...

I have some pics but can't figure out how to load them.

I found a tag as you suggested. The info on the spring (I think) is .225-1.75-27 #1 Red LH

I hope this is enough info to order a spring....
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Posted By louky

Yes, you are correct, thanks for catching this...

Yes, you are correct, thanks for catching this mistake. My door is 6.6 tall. Based on what you are saying, I have overwound my spring to obtain a balanced state in the door. It seems like the door...
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Posted By louky

Question on garage door balancing.

I just replaced the bearing and cables on my garage door torsion spring system, with some good advice from Doorman2722 on this forum.
The door seems fine, both cables tight etc. My issue is that...
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Posted By louky

I ended up doing the solid end as you suggested. ...

I ended up doing the solid end as you suggested. I bought a pair of crimping pliers from HF but they wouldn't squeeze the ferrule. I ended up using a large set of bolt cutters, being sure I didn't...
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Posted By louky

Thanks for the prompt reply. I will get some...

Thanks for the prompt reply. I will get some ferrules and be prepared to shorten the cables I have coming from Amazon and re-doing the loop.
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Posted By louky

Cable length on shorter torsion spring garage door

I have to admit I didn't do a search on this, I was excited to find this forum and needed to pin this down soon. I am replacing the bearing on my torsion spring door, replacing the opener, and...
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