M38A1Windshield Hinges

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M38A1Windshield Hinges

Post by gunslinger » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:06 am

My windshield on the M38A1 is not at the correct angle due to the hinges being bent. Trying to remove the hinge section that is inside the windshield frame so that I can repair/ replace both the upper and lower components. It seems like the upper is rusted in place inside the windshield frame. Wondering if anyone has a secret to remove these parts without damaging the frame? I've removed the bolts from the bottom of the windshield at the cowl as well as the two on the frame, these are about 8 inches up the frame from the cowl. Soaked it in penetrating oil, so far no good news. Thoughts, suggestions, critic, all welcome.
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Re: M38A1Windshield Hinges

Post by gunslinger » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:48 am

Got it out guys, thanks for all the suggestions, elbow grease, brain power and a lot of spray in lube.

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Re: M38A1Windshield Hinges

Post by Ben Dover » Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:38 am

NOS Windshields are scarce. Keep an eye out for NOS M-422 Windshield, they are basically the same except for a screw hole here and there. I am saving one as a spare for possible M-38A1 project.
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Re: M38A1Windshield Hinges

Post by James L » Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:16 pm

I do have an M38A1. N.o.s. Frame Jlobue47@hotmail.com

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