Joined: Oct 31, 2016 Posts: 84 Location: Houston, Texas
Posted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:07 am Post subject: Rubber bushings/grommets M38 Generator support brackets
Does anyone know of an easy way to insert the 2 rubber bushings into the generator supports? I tried lubricant and boiling but the 2 bushings are too stiff to squeeze into the holes. I thought someone might have some history inserting the bushings.
Thanks in advance.
Trip _________________ Trip
51 M38 MC 25423
M38 recently acquired Some parts only, roller
You'll find dozens of references to the exact same problem with the CJ2A, CJ3A, MB, GPW and other CJ generator mount rubbers. The answer if you google these sites are all the same, "Heat & or Grease". Try not to use a bolt that fills the rubber bushing's hole completely to help push them in. That center hole must compress a wee bit for them to fit on the way in so use a much smaller bolt and a larger area fender style washer to help push them in. _________________ Wes K
45 MB, 51 M38, 54 M37, 66 M101A1, 60 CJ5, 76 DJ5D, 47Bantam T3-C & 5? M100
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