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Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby Boss Hog » Sat Dec 12, 2009 6:44 pm

After much searching,I came across a union that joins two threaded rods together. It is almost perfect. It comes 1 1/2 inches long and has to be cut down to an inch. The cost is less than $1.50 each. After cutting down, I cut off the end of a 5/16 grade 5 bolt and used loctight to bond it in the sleeve. It is a good fix for the hard to find originals.
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby stods » Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:01 pm

Boss, I just got a 66 and I'm guessing that you may be talking about the area around the front headlight. The way the hood is pulled in, it has gone through my mind that some sort of spacer is missing. Just a wild guess???? Same thing? Thanks, Doug
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby Yogie » Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:09 pm

Good work David, I worked on a few things last night but couldn't come up with anything that pleased me. Looks like you found the perfect fix this time. :wink:
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby beaconlight » Sat Dec 12, 2009 8:04 pm

My square front LowBoy has a piece of perferated mesh like that in a radiator enclosure. I bought a front from TM and a Frame (for lack of a better name, from Ralph and lowboy dog legs from TM. Never did install them but now I know I need 1 inch long 5/16 id spacers. Thank the lord for Fastenal. Now I know what to order.
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby beaconlight » Sat Dec 12, 2009 8:24 pm

I found this one on the fastenal catalogue. It is the only one in1 inch length and it is stainless.

5/16"-18 x 1" 18-8 Stainless Steel Coupling Nut
5/16"-18 x 1" 18-8 Stainless Steel Coupling Nut

Wholesale Price: $2.30

Package Quantity 1 (EA)
Quantity x 1 (EA)
Online: *Lead times vary 1-2 weeks
Store: Out-of-stock
*You will be contacted within one business day to confirm lead time and availability after placing the order
General Information
Fastenal Part No. (SKU) 70943
UNSPSC 31161728
Manufacturer Fastenal Approved Vendor
Notes Coupling nuts are used in joining threaded rods where span of application exceeds 144" or where a threaded fitting is used with threaded rod in suspension applications. 18-8 Stainless Steel. ASME B1.1 UNC Class 1B thread requirement. Stainless Steel material, because of the presence of chromium, creates an invisible surface film that resists oxidation and makes the material "passive" or corrosion resistant.
Category Fasteners > Nuts > Coupling Nuts
Product Details Catalog Page Product Standards Store Availability
Diameter 5/16"
Grade 18-8
Length 1"
Material Stainless Steel
Thread Coarse
Thread Size 18
Type Coupling Nut
Wrench Size 7/16"
Shipping Weight 0.0264 lbs.

There are others cheaper in steel but they are longe and you hace to cut to length.
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby Boss Hog » Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:48 pm

Most any hardware store will have the one I used , and it will be in stock
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby Paul B » Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:53 pm

They are also available at Lowes stores.
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby Yogie » Mon Dec 14, 2009 10:26 pm

Boss Hog wrote:After much surching,I came across a union that joins two threaded rods together. It is almost perfict. It comes 1/12 inches long and has to be cut down to an inch. The cost is less thn $1.50 each. After cutting down, I cut off the end of a 5/16 grade 5 bolt and used loctight to bond it in the sleeve. It is a good fix for the hard to find originals.
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Very good job Boss, thuis should be in the CBK, how to, or tip of the week so it can help some other cubber down the road. :wink:
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby Boss Hog » Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:40 am

Well I hunted it up for a forum member, we will see if it is worth keeping
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby Bill Hudson » Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:14 pm

Boss,


Sure is worth keeping, solves one of my problems.

Boss Hog wrote:I did a how to on it but do not know where it is , will look
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby Rudi » Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:15 am

David:

This one is lonnnng overdue for inclusion in the CTotW and I thank you for looking it up as well as keeping the pic available. This is definitely a keeper - check out this link - Cub Tip of the Week! February 04, 2013.
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby rexxon » Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:28 am

Your on the ball Boss
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Re: Spacers for the square nose cub hood

Postby Matt Kirsch » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:13 am

My square nose currently has a 6-point socket being used as a spacer on one side, and a stack of washers on the other.

Guess now I've got a reason to hit the local Ace hardware.
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