Were DMU doors lighter than those on loco-hauled Mark 1s?

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Were the doors on first generation DMUs lighter than those on loco-hauled Mark 1 stock?

I always thought that DMU doors sounded lighter when they were being slammed shut than those on Mark 1 coaches.

Southern Region EMU doors sounded as heavy as those on loco-hauled Mark 1s. Some AC overhead EMUs, such as the Class 304s, had doors that sounded more like DMU doors, though.
 
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