62 m38a1 top bow bracket

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Re: 62 m38a1 top bow bracket

Postby Ben Dover » Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:35 am

Apparantly there is not enough demand for the later front bracket to repro them. I have one sample on my shelf.
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Re: 62 m38a1 top bow bracket

Postby SB5477 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:59 pm

One of the front brackets were missing from my jeep after I handed it over to a guy for matching paint and he misplaced it and found it later (lucky). In the meantime another guy made a nice one for me. Should not be too hard for somebody good with metal work.
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Re: 62 m38a1 top bow bracket

Postby dcartledge » Sat Mar 05, 2011 7:53 pm

Had a local mechanical contractor buddy fab up several - actuallu look pretty good.

Have not installed them yet to see if they work but will soon,
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Re: 62 m38a1 top bow bracket

Postby Ben Dover » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:16 pm

Does anyone have a set of the late style M-38A1 front bow brackets shown in the previous post for sale? (the type with the folded over top)
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Re: 62 m38a1 top bow bracket

Postby Ben Dover » Thu May 18, 2017 6:26 pm

A little M-38A1 Top Bow Storage primer.
Note the bolt and screw detail- all are per Willys Part Number.
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