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Socket with Rubber Insert for Silent Door Holder

Socket with Rubber Insert for Silent Door Holder

Item # PLR66
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Polar Hardware Accessories and Parts - PLR66

  • Enclosed Trailer Parts
  • Door Holder
  • Polar Hardware
  • Socket


Steel Socket with heavy duty rubber insert fits matching plungers (sold separately) to hold door or other moveable surface open.

  • Overall dimension: 3-3/8" x 1-15/16" x 1"
  • Mounting holes: 2-1/2" center to center
  • Zinc plated

66 Socket with Rubber Insert for Silent Door Holder

Replaces DH100S





Video of Socket with Rubber Insert for Silent Door Holder

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Polar Plunger and Rubber Socket Door Holder Review and Installation

Jake: Hey guys, it's Jake here with eTrailer. Today we're going to be taking a look at and I'm going to show you how to install the Polar Hardware Plunger and Rubber Socket Door Holder. This door holder is going to be a nice, flush design. It's going to hold your door open while you're loading it up or out working. Now you're not going to have to worry about having something propped against your door to keep it open. You're going to have a nice, open doorway to be able to walk in and out while you're loading it.

Both the plunger and the socket are going to be zinc coated, so it's going to help resist against rust and corrosion, and look nice on the outside of your trailer. What's nice about this plunger and socket system is it's not going to require any second hand to be able to reach in and latch anything. You're going to just push the door close until it latches, and then it's also going to have a nice, quiet latch because of that rubber socket.And along with making it easier to open your door, it's going to be a lot easier to close your door. Just grab your door and pull it loose from the socket. As far as your socket goes, it's only going to stick off your door about an inch, so you're not going to have to worry about running anything into it.

Now, as far as the plunger goes, you notice that it is sticking out a bit. It's not too bad. Ours, it's only sticking out an inch and three quarters. So it's not too bad. You can still walk by your trailer with no problem and not have to worry about running into it.

But you do want to be sure not to get anything caught on this because it is stationary.In your kit, you are going to get the plunger and the socket to be able to pair it up with your trailer. But you can pick up just the plunger or the socket if you happen to bend the plunger or if you need a new rubber insert for the socket. We do have those here at eTrailer.Now that we've gone over some of those features, let's go ahead and show you some of the tips and tricks that we took to get these installed. Now, to start our install we need to get our anchor in place first. We're going to put it alongside these bolts that we have here because we know that there's a stud behind there.

Go ahead and set it in place and make our marks to drill our holes. Now with our holes drilled, we did end up going all the way through that side wall support so that we can run our bolt through and bolt it on the other side. It'll just give us a little bit more stability when we go to open and close our door. Now we can go ahead and tighten down our hardware. The reason we put the peg on first is it's going to be easier to find the spot for our socket to go. The easiest way I've found is to open the door until it makes contact with the peg, and then put yourself a little bit of an indentation on the outside of the door. And then you'll see exactly where your socket needs to go. So we'll install our socket right here.We're going to be using two and a half inch long stainless steel bolts to go all the way through our door and bolt down onto a bracket to give our stop a little bit more integrity. We have our holes marked. We'll go ahead and drill these out. We'll take our bolts and slide it through all the way. We found a plate we're going to use. Put that in place. Slide our washers over and thread on our nuts.Once you have everything tightened down, that's going to do it for the installation and you're ready to open your door and not have to worry about it closing. With that being said, that's going to do it for our look and installation of the Polar Hardware Plunger and Rubber Socket Door Holder.


Customer Reviews

Socket with Rubber Insert for Silent Door Holder - PLR66

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (26 Customer Reviews)


- PLR66
by:

Perfect fitting replacement...works well 853208



- PLR66
by:

The door holder socket is sturdy and well made. I was dissappointed that the holes were narrower than the original so the holes had to be slotted-out to fit. 848494



- PLR66
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Just what my shed doors needed. My 1st set from "ANOTHER SELLER" lasted about 16 months. THESE are working great with no sign of rubber deterioration after 1 year. I will buy another set to have spares this fall, as long as George still gives me a deal. 778154



- PLR66
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This is a quality product that will serve as an exact replacement for the rear door bumper/holders on my classic 1988 Grumman Olson eyebrow step van. Shipping was reasonable and fast. Thanks for the great service! 735820



- PLR66
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Solved my worn out door holder problem. Heavy duty item at a great price. 707048


Comments
Still working fine. No Product deterioration.
Larry - 09/25/2020

101431

- PLR66
by:

Received part I ordered. Was exactly what I wanted. Good quality. 653964


Comments
Still holding up. Have had no problems.
Catherine F - 06/06/2020

78891

- PLR66
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Just as ordered. 651490



- PLR66
by:

Exactly as described. Fits perfect and is high quality!! Fast Shipping as well!! 600696



- PLR66
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you had the part and delivered it right away!!! Thanks 587878



- PLR66
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Product was exactly as described. Product arrived within 4 days of ordering the parts. Very happy with the quality, service and price. 582755



- PLR66
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A perfect for a replacement for the old ones. Holds drop down windows on my horse trailer. Easy install. 540062



- PLR66
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all good, like always from Trailer.....Like Your Shop !! 496037



- PLR66
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Thanks, so far, all my experiences with etrailer have been good. I just purchased another trailer at 11am today, the day of your email... how weird is that? I bought it unexpectedly at auction! So, I have stuff to buy again. I will try to leave review for you. 475195



- PLR66
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Nice replacement for old rotted-out door hold-back. 453843



- PLR66
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Just like the original. Wish it was possible to replace only the rubber grommet -- that's the part that wears out -- but the new metal is nice and shiny! 441042



- PLR66
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Great fit and initial quality seems exc ellent. 429670



- PLR66
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As ordered 321785



- PLR66
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All items came in a timely manner and were great quality. 303213



- PLR66
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Perfect 286189



- PLR66
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As advertised 278043



- PLR66
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Great Shipper, Good Product, Exact Fit,Now I don't have to worry about trailer door catching a gust of wind and smacking me in the Head. 242284



- PLR66
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fast and good service . Everything ordered arrived quickly ...Parts all works great. 237659



- PLR66
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Always fast delivery and excellent pric ing! 202212



- PLR66
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I order them to replace old worn out ones on my horse trailer. The fit perfect and took no time to install. Order was processed and shipped fast. 158570



- PLR66
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I got the product on time and am very pleased with the service, too. Ty 145567


Comments
Great
Ann B - 08/11/2015

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Ask the Experts about this Polar Hardware Accessories and Parts

  • Replacement Plunger Door Holder Socket for a Polar 68 Socket
    Polar no longer has a 68 and the 66, # PLR66, is the standard size option so it will work well for you. If you want to replace the plungers as well we have # PLR64 which is 2-1/4 inches long and # PLR62 which is 1-3/4 inches long.
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  • Availability of Rubber Socket to Grab Trailer Door Stop
    Sounds like you are looking for the Plunger and Rubber Socket Door Holder - 1-3/4" Long Plunger # PLR62-66. For just the socket you would use # PLR66. The part # 37210715 you asked from is a 2-1/2 inch diameter door stop that is designed to prevent your door or ramp from banging into the side of your trailer. I attached a review video for you to check out as well.
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  • Longest Available Door Replacement Plunger
    The 2 Inch Replacement Plunger # DH605P referenced in your question does not come in a 3 inch length. I verified this with Redline. We also have the slightly longer 2-1/4 Inch Plunger # PLR64 from Polar Hardware available, which can be used with the Socket # PLR66. This is the longest replacement plunger we have available.
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Info for this part was:

Expert Research:
Michael H
Installed by:
Jeff D
Installed by:
Jacob H
Video Edited:
Chris R
Updated by:
Sarah W
Written by:
Amanda M

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