I guess it is the newest "thing" for vehicles, and I have started seeing these more frequently. I'm talking about the "Lamborghini" style doors. These are the doors which swing up toward the front of the vehicle.There are many different manufacturers of the kits to convert almost any make or model of car or truck on the road.

From what I have seen, there appears to be a single hinge with either manual gas filled struts behind the front fenders, or there is an electrically operated assembly which I am presuming to be a hydraulic cylinder, for opening and closing the vehicle door.

We have as yet not had the pleasure of trying to extricate someone from a vehicle and remove one of these doors. I am curious whether others have been fortunate enough to have encountered these yet and if so, would there be anything which needs to be considered prior to removing the door, especially when it comes to the safety of rescuers, and patients.

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Good question?
I would have thought the doors would be quite heavy???

Not sure....

Wrecked Exotics has a load of great pix of them wrecked though:

Lamborghini Gallardo http://www.wreckedexotics.com/gallardo/

Lamborghini Murcielago http://www.wreckedexotics.com/murcielago/

Lamborghini Diablo http://www.wreckedexotics.com/diablo/


Just proves, it doesn't matter how much money you have, you still wreck the same!
Looks like they hold up as well in a collision as the Corvette.

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