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Hi there and welcome.

Use a telephone directory, and insert as many pages into the gap between the wing & the door. Then gently open it a bit until you meet resistance.

Give it a little push further, and release the pressure.

You should then be able to insert a few more pages, and repeat until the panel gap is sufficient to allow the door to open without fouling the wing (with the directory removed, of course).

Used this method myself a few times, and it saves a lot of messing around with bolts (if they are there in the first place).


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