Cab Grab Handles Needed

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Dawn B, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. Dawn B

    Dawn B Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2013
    Messages:
    5,222
    Likes Received:
    14,670
    Location:
    South Norfolk
    On account of I'm a short arse, we need cab grab handles for our Merc Sprinter based MH. Having trouble finding them online. Any help would be appreciated.
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Tootles

    Tootles Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2013
    Messages:
    9,322
    Likes Received:
    33,524
    Location:
    Lancaster
    Very handy for putting your legs through............:Rofl1:
     
  3. TheBig1

    TheBig1 Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2011
    Messages:
    7,931
    Likes Received:
    10,301
    Location:
    Dorset
  4. TheBig1

    TheBig1 Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2011
    Messages:
    7,931
    Likes Received:
    10,301
    Location:
    Dorset
    forgot to say, my wife is vertically challenged so she uses a seatbelt extender plugged into the passenger seatbelt clip to hold onto to pull herself up into the cab. may sound clumsy but it works perfectly.

    as she gets out the seatbelt extender is left on the seat so its in easy reach through the open door. when traveling she uses the extender to allow her to lean forward and reach the dashboard or floor without having to unclip first
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  5. Yorick

    Yorick Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2013
    Messages:
    4,111
    Likes Received:
    6,035
    Location:
    Lanzarote
    [​IMG]
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  6. Dawn B

    Dawn B Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2013
    Messages:
    5,222
    Likes Received:
    14,670
    Location:
    South Norfolk

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Tootles

    Tootles Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2013
    Messages:
    9,322
    Likes Received:
    33,524
    Location:
    Lancaster
    Now, or when you get the grab handles fitted??? :man_in_love:
     
  8. Dawn B

    Dawn B Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2013
    Messages:
    5,222
    Likes Received:
    14,670
    Location:
    South Norfolk
    Thanks folks :Doh:
     
  9. Tootles

    Tootles Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2013
    Messages:
    9,322
    Likes Received:
    33,524
    Location:
    Lancaster
    Dawn, its not about finding grab handles, it's about fitting them. You would have to ensure that threaded holes are already in place behind the edge of the roof-lining. If they are, that's fine, but be warned, a couple of self tapping screws would not hold your, (nor anyone else's), weight if you had to grab hold in an emergency. Check to see if tapped and threaded holes are there, measure the centres, then source handles accordingly, probably the builder would be the best bet. :BigGrin:
     
  10. jhorsf

    jhorsf Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    May 15, 2009
    Messages:
    9,156
    Likes Received:
    8,070
    Location:
    DERBYSHIRE
    • Like it Like it x 1
  11. Dawn B

    Dawn B Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2013
    Messages:
    5,222
    Likes Received:
    14,670
    Location:
    South Norfolk
  12. MikeD

    MikeD Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2011
    Messages:
    2,203
    Likes Received:
    1,922
    Location:
    London
  13. Dawn B

    Dawn B Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2013
    Messages:
    5,222
    Likes Received:
    14,670
    Location:
    South Norfolk
    The caps are there covering the holes, just no handles
     
Loading...

Share This Page