Replacement body-frame mount cushions

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Replacement body-frame mount cushions

Post by dunstan » Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:30 pm

I've spent a good while searching for replacements for the rubber-fiber pads that sit between the frame and body ("body mounts", "frame cushions", "body bushings"), but to no avail.
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Does anyone have a source for those? Steve says he has none, and I can't find anything like them on the web. Any ideas?
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Re: Replacement body-frame mount cushions

Post by dunstan » Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:52 pm

Oh, well that's typical, as soon as I posted I found some along the right lines. I guess they're called "body mounting pads".

A few I found so far:
http://www.kaiserwillys.com/product/147 ... ccessories" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.steelerubber.com/body-mount-pad-fittings" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/816" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.lrseries.com/shop/product/li ... G-PAD.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://macsautoparts.com/model-a-ford-b ... HL1065326/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://macsautoparts.com/model-a-ford-r ... HL1067990/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Datsun-Roadster ... 0495059984" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Has anyone gone through this before and found a good match, or a good DIY hack?
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Re: Replacement body-frame mount cushions

Post by SuzukiTom » Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:18 am

dunstan wrote:Has anyone gone through this before and found a good match, or a good DIY hack?
Our local Tractor Supply Co. store carries rubber matting in various thicknesses, and I was able to cut my own from them. They don't have the cloth reinforcement, but they are designed to put on the floors of stock trailers and pickup beds, and are very sturdy.

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Re: Replacement body-frame mount cushions

Post by russmehl » Sat Mar 02, 2013 3:04 pm

Baler Belt, It might only be 3/16... I don't remember. It is available in store by the foot. I used it as a deflector flap on my snow plow, and don't think I have any scraps.

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Re: Replacement body-frame mount cushions

Post by dunstan » Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:41 pm

Excellent ideas, thank you both.

I'll measure up all the pads that I took off my LJ10 and post the specs here, in case anyone else needs to do this at a later date.
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Re: Replacement body-frame mount cushions

Post by Myers » Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:23 am

dunstan wrote:I've spent a good while searching for replacements for the rubber-fiber pads that sit between the frame and body ("body mounts", "frame cushions", "body bushings"), but to no avail.
IMG_0199.JPG (2 documents, 8 total pages).jpg
Does anyone have a source for those? Steve says he has none, and I can't find anything like them on the web. Any ideas?
If you cannot find the other stuff try truck mud flaps and cut your own. Exact thickness should not be critical as long as it is close and you replace all of them.
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Re: Replacement body-frame mount cushions

Post by chevypaul » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:41 pm

Dunstan,

I bought some Energy Suspension polyurethane pads for body mount pads.
2X2x1/4 with a 7/16ths centre hole. Part number 9.9533
Page 13

http://energysuspension.com/assets/file ... atalog.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Replacement body-frame mount cushions

Post by dunstan » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:12 pm

Oh, wonderful. Thank you Paul. That'll probably save me a fair amount of messing around.
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