Body off frame restoration - mounts??

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Body off frame restoration - mounts??

Postby Hoog » Wed Aug 26, 2009 6:32 pm

Hello All: Well my 66 is going through a body off frame restoration. :shock: The guy doing the work asked me if I had a line on new body mounts. I thought Fusick, but maybe I'm blind looking at their catalog. Anyone else have suggestions? :| Hoog

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Re: Body off frame restoration - mounts??

Postby 69W34 » Wed Sep 02, 2009 7:35 pm

Hoog no one is making the rear body to frame square isolator or the rear shackle bushing, back in June i sent an excellent set of both to Steel Rubber and have heard nothing so they are due for a call ....... btw look for news in 4.6 of the Driver on my exhaust pieces. Also issue 4.5 is in the mail.
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Re: Body off frame restoration - mounts??

Postby Sparky » Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:03 pm

Bill/Hoog,

I may have a solution if Steel Rubber falls through. Of course, I'll need half way decent samples too. There is place called "The House of Rubber", or at least there used to be near me, that did ANYTHING in rubber of all kinds! I was thinking that I could get "large" billit chunks of the proper rubber and cut/drill them to size. Seems easy enough if: A. They have the correct type stock. B. I have a decent sample to go by. Making a rounded (doughnut) mount should be no problem either......

Also, my ultrasonic cleaner on high heat with a glycerin solution tends to re-vulcanize rubber parts. I've restored old crappy hard rubber parts MANY MANY times this way.

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Re: Body off frame restoration - mounts??

Postby 69W34 » Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:03 pm

Hoog / Sparky there is a problem with this, yes steel makes the front pieces ... BUT ... what they call out for the rear is incorrect .... I have been in contact with them to correct this problem. I sent a very good example from which to work and a set of rear shackle bushings in my last conversation ( 2 weeks ago) they are getting closer but we all know Rome was not built in a day.

Bill

PS .... Hoog with or with out a car will you be able to attend Hershey..?
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Re: Body off frame restoration - mounts??

Postby 69W34 » Sun Mar 28, 2010 6:21 pm

There is news on this front ...... so stand by for a press release
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Re: Body off frame restoration - mounts??

Postby Hoog » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:02 am

Sparky wrote:
Also, my ultrasonic cleaner on high heat with a glycerin solution tends to re-vulcanize rubber parts. I've restored old crappy hard rubber parts MANY MANY times this way.

Sparks


Are you able to provide further information on how you do this?


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