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Cam-Action Lockable Door Latch w/ 36" Pipe for Enclosed Trailers - Zinc Plated Steel

Cam-Action Lockable Door Latch w/ 36" Pipe for Enclosed Trailers - Zinc Plated Steel

Item # 305736
Our Price: $57.92
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Trailer Door Latch 305736 - 36 Inch Long - Polar Hardware
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Cam-action door latch with pre-installed 1" diameter pipe is ideal for side doors that are smaller than rear doors on your trailer. Double-action handle protects against jarring while driving. Non-removable pin helps keep your cargo safe. Great Prices for the best trailer door latch from Polar Hardware. Cam-Action Lockable Door Latch w/ 36" Pipe for Enclosed Trailers - Zinc Plated Steel part number 305736 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Polar Hardware Trailer Door Latch - 305736

  • Cam Door Latch
  • Latches
  • 36 Inch Long
  • Lock Not Included
  • Polar Hardware

Cam-action door latch with pre-installed 1" diameter pipe is ideal for side doors that are smaller than rear doors on your trailer. Double-action handle protects against jarring while driving. Non-removable pin helps keep your cargo safe.


  • Cam-action door latch with pre-installed pipe is ideal for side or small rear doors on utility trailers, vans, and trucks
  • Bridge-type hasp helps prevent accidental opening and ensures safe latching action
    • Can be locked with padlock (sold separately)
  • Double-action handle assembly ensures simple, secure latching and helps protect against in-transit jarring
    • Flip the handle keeper on the hasp up and lift the handle
    • Rotate the handle to either release or engage the cams
  • Non-removable pin ensures maximum security to keep your cargo safe
    • Helps prevent tampering and removal of door
  • Reversible design allows the latch to be used on left-hand or right-hand doors
  • Zinc-plated steel construction is corrosion resistant
  • Black vinyl handle provides a smooth and comfortable grip
  • Simple bolt-on installation
    • Mounting hardware not included
  • Made in the USA


  • Hasp dimensions: 5-1/8" tall x 2" wide x 1-3/4" thick
    • Distance between mounting holes (center to center): 4"
    • Mounting hole diameter: 3/8"
    • Lock hole diameter: 1/2"
  • Bracket dimensions: 4-1/2" tall x 4-1/8" wide
    • Distance between mounting holes (center to center): 3-1/4"
    • Mounting hole diameter: 3/8"
  • Handle length: 14"
  • Pipe dimensions: 36" long x 1" diameter

Product shown with lock (lock not included)

Product shown with lock (lock sold separately).

3057-36 Polar Hardware Side Door Bar Lock Assembly Weldment w/ 36" Pipe

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Cam-Action Lockable Door Latch w/ 36" Pipe for Enclosed Trailers - Zinc Plated Steel - 305736

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (423 Customer Reviews)

Cam-action door latch with pre-installed 1" diameter pipe is ideal for side doors that are smaller than rear doors on your trailer. Double-action handle protects against jarring while driving. Non-removable pin helps keep your cargo safe.


Thanks for the follow up. We just bought a Look 6' x 12' cargo trailer that only had the in-door lock on the side door. Of course we wanted to beef that up and in searching found your site. After reading the reviews we ordered the #305736 36" side door bar lock assembly on 1/20 and received it 1/22. Great! We installed it the next day in about an hour. It went on with minimal effort (drilling the holes was the worst) and looks as if it came on the trailer. We did install the hinge side over the door trim and used backer plywood inside with oversized washers and locking washers. We did the same for the door bracket. The pictures on your site from customers helped us, so we have attached a couple of our own. Thanks e-trailer! The Wheelers

This product still works great and looks like new! We will go to you first if we have any other needs.
The W - 01/29/2015


I just attached the 36" latch bar. it only took about 30 minutes. Took longer to make sure it was positioned right and not to impede on the rv latch. I included a small bracket on the door as well. Latch hardware seems better the originals on back. 5/16" carriage bolts are needed. I used 2 1/2" then cut off anything past the nut. Pictures included.

Michael,Im doing exactly what you did putting this bar lock over an RV style door. The door is about 12 from being flush with the trailer side and it looks like yours may be too. Did you bend the strap to get it to lay flat against the door? I thought of spacing out the hinge plates so theyre flush with the door but dont think that would look good.Also, did you remove the rear lip on the aluminum trim the hinge plates are mounted over, space under the hinge plates, or just mount over it?Thanks,Steve
-- comment by: Steve S - 12/09/2013
Steve,there is an aluminum trim around the rv door, I just bumped the hinge of the bar to the closest lip of that alum. trim to the door basically mounting over the top of the trim -so on top of the left side bump and bumped the right side if that makes sense. it kinda naturally fits. the bar lays nice and tight to the door by just mounting it ad is. Add some metal straps on iside of door mount to beef that up. I used 2 or 2.5 inch bolts with oversized washers on inside alum. jamb and cut off excess bolt and grindedsanded smooth to nut. I siliconed the gaps on the outside above hinge because it wont sit flat due to the alum. trim so water doeant get on by bolts. Hope that helps.
-- comment by: Michael - 12/27/2013

Working great. Would order from you again.
Michael K - 10/24/2014
Is there a weak point created when bolting the hinges so close to the edge of the door opening? Could you install one of these by moving the whole assembly to the left, thus creating room for hinge backplates? I guess you would have to lower the mount point as well, to avoid the doors backplate from hitting the factory lock and use a shorter but wider door backplate.I assume you feel your hinges are secure. I have yet to take ownership of my trailer so I dont know what kind of stud is framing the door.I am so happy this accessory is available. I really didnt notice the pitiful side door lock until after I purchased my trailer. A crowbar and about 5 seconds is all it would take to get inside!
-- comment by: Scot S - 03/05/2015


Trailer I bought didn't have it and I wanted it. Only regret is you don't have mounting hard for it. I'll get it local.

Mounted and working GREAT!
KENNETH A - 12/08/2022


E-trailer did an excellent job of shipping and handling of the product sent to me. It is of high quality and should last for years. It was delivered when they said it would be and I have installed it. Quite happy with it but wish that they would stock a 45" bar lock

The latch assembly is exactly what I needed for the shed that I built to house my small refrigerator. The critters or other unwanted cant get in.
Les S - 08/31/2016


Received the item very quickly for having chosen the "economy" shipping. Installed on 2015 Haulmark Transport side door for additional security, used in conjunction with a puck lock. Install was easy with the help of the reviews from this site, particularly the one from Michael K. I attached mine in the same manner as Michael, on top of the aluminum trim and butted up against the lip. I believe it would be just as functional and still secure through a vertical post if secured at the edge of the aluminum trim, however there seems to be better door engagement with it on top of the trim. I've attached a close-up of the mounting, as the description in other reviews is lacking in clarity. The door is rather flimsy on the this model of trailer, as I'm sure is the same with most trailers, so some backing will be required inside the door for the mounting hardware to distribute the load. I used a 1/8"x2" strap steel that I found at the local hardware store. Very satisfied with the end result, quality product at a great price.


We recieved our door-bar on Thursday Evening, and Friday I installed it in about an hour. I purchased $7.50 worth of carriage bolts & washers & ny-lock nut. 2.5 carriage bolt for the 36" rod hinge & 2" for the door. Our older Aluma trailer door lock with the "rod & lever" closure was not keeping the door completely closed plus the keys are obsolete and needed a new key.
With this set up my doors stay sealed to keep out dirt & dust and I can use any heavy duty lock. (Lock upgrade purchase soon) Thanks for fast delivery service too. Odered on Monday & recieved on Thursday!
Plus we love our 1.25 receiver hitch for our VW Jettawagen which we use to haul our bicycles! (purchased in October). We Paid $75 to have it professionally installed but saved $100 on the hitch.


Pretty nice product. Appears to be made in the USA by Polar. One of the welds is what I would call sub par, but the rest look OK. Easy install on my cargo trailer's side door. Takes 5/16" carriage bolts.


Great product and delivery was quick and easy to track!


These things are bulletproof. I use my trailer 6 days a week and open it about 20 times a day. These latches have worked perfectly. I highly recommend them. Easy to install too


Product was great and in stock. I ordered this on Friday and it was not going to ship until the following Wednesday with a planned Saturday delivery. I called on Monday to ask why it would take 5 days to get it off the shelf and out the door for shipping. The Customer Service person was not very informative and basically said it was what it was. However, after my call they ended up shipping on Monday and I received on Wednesday. So all ended well but I didn't understand the need for drama. If it is going to take 4-5 days to get shipping started, then state that in the order so customer sets the correct expectations.

In the end, I'm happy with the product - I'd buy again, but I think I would call it in the next time rather than ordering through my account.


Installed easily with carriage bolts purchased from Ace. Had to bend the handles on a bench vice but that's not a problem with the product just the application of where it is on my trailer.Product works awesome.


Always have good luck with your products


Great product! I wished they offered these in different configurations.


Works good, plating is bad.


It was easy to install, replacing a broken one, and haven’t had any issues.


Prompt shipment, Quality product, insufficient dimensional detail to determine the designed relationship between the hinge mounting surface plane and the door surface plane when door is in the closed position. Had to buy the product in order to determine the applicability. Was able to adapt after determining the required shim thickness.see attached pix.


here is a pic of the trailer I built, used the products from your place. started with a simple
utility trailer, and build this enclosed trailer.

Ed- awesome build. Im building something very similar. Where did you get the trim for the door so it can seal? Also what about the larger top trim?
-- comment by: Ryan - 03/28/2016


My trailer didn't come with one so I was always worried about the side door coming open. Not anymore!! This item is perfect for what I needed, easy install too. A LOT cheaper price then expected! Arrived sooner then was told.

Loved your product! Easy to install, great price, and arrived earlier then expected! Piece of mind now going down the road. That side door is NOT coming open! Ill be back!
-- comment by: Greg - 06/11/2018
Perfect! No issues....its strong and smooth operation....and PEACE OF MIND my sidedoor will NOT come open driving 65 on the highway.
Greg - 05/22/2019


Holds door securely shut. I added a custom bracket to stabilize the side of this homemade box, by using the back door as a shear wall. See special bracket just below top hinge, under rod. The right wall cannot vibrate when driving, or be pushed out by contents inside.


Came as described, and in the time frame described(less than actually). Good customer service!


My shed door didn't close well and
the shed was becoming a haven for wasps. After searching for a door latch that would seal the door I found your website and you had the perfect product for my project.

Your site was easy to navigate and simple to use. I was happy with the email updates on the shipping status and the latch arrived in good time and in good condition.

This might be the first time your trailer parts were used to fix a shed, so I'm including a picture.

All in all, a great experience.


Good product. Only thing is mounting hole is 5/16 carriage bolt. Not 3/8. Can’t really complain.

Our product page says that the diameter of the mounting hole is 3 8ths. Most drill charts recommend using a 5 16th bolt for a 3 8ths mounting hole.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 05/06/2022


Arrived so fast!! Thank you!!


Trailer was broken into so I decided to add additional security. Now they will have to cut hole in trailer LOL


Everyone was knowable and package

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