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#1209514 - Mon Mar 20 2017 01:01 PM rubber bumpers on rear door checks 1953 chevy panel
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Registered: Fri Mar 03 2017 07:10 PM
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Loc: upstate new york
can anyone tell me how long the rubber bumpers are on the rear door checks of a 53 chevy panel. just got a pair but the bumpers are missing. i'll have to make a couple but not sure how long they are suppose be.
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#1209577 - Mon Mar 20 2017 08:02 PM Re: rubber bumpers on rear door checks 1953 chevy panel [Re: dbs]
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Registered: Mon Mar 05 2007 12:00 PM
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Loc: Oakwood, Ontario Canada
I can measure mine tomorrow. I also had to make one, I think they pinch into place.
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#1209632 - Tue Mar 21 2017 07:52 AM Re: rubber bumpers on rear door checks 1953 chevy panel [Re: dbs]
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ok thanks 53 panel yup looked like they where pinched at the factory but with all the new glues around I might just try to glue them into place with a little groove cut out where the metal pinched it not sure yet getting them bead blasted at the moment.
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#1209636 - Tue Mar 21 2017 08:07 AM Re: rubber bumpers on rear door checks 1953 chevy panel [Re: dbs]
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Yes, I glued mine too. My rubber is an inch long and is triangular. Each side of the triangle also an inch across. The rubber isn't too hard because you need to pry it into place.
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#1209638 - Tue Mar 21 2017 08:13 AM Re: rubber bumpers on rear door checks 1953 chevy panel [Re: dbs]
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I was kind of wondering about the shape also. thanks for the help i'll have my buddy that's blasting them make me a couple since he said that he has all kinds of rubber around.
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#1209974 - Yesterday at 05:57 AM Re: rubber bumpers on rear door checks 1953 chevy panel [Re: dbs]
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just so you all know i did find door bumpers at steele rubber products p/n 60-0334-71 for $25. only place that I have found them so far.
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#1209994 - Yesterday at 10:13 AM Re: rubber bumpers on rear door checks 1953 chevy panel [Re: dbs]
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Can someone post a pic of what you're talking about? It's been so long since I disassembled my Jimmy that I have forgotten a lot of the little things. Are you talking about the sissor like arms on the top of the barn doors?

Thanks, azcornman
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#1210002 - Yesterday at 11:14 AM Re: rubber bumpers on rear door checks 1953 chevy panel [Re: azcornman]
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Originally Posted By azcornman
Can someone post a pic of what you're talking about? It's been so long since I disassembled my Jimmy that I have forgotten a lot of the little things. Are you talking about the sissor like arms on the top of the barn doors?

Thanks, azcornman

Can't post a pic, but in the pivot of that arm, there is a rubber bumper that will touch the top of the door jamb when the door closes. This rubber protects it from damage.
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