Body holes

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marsq5
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Body holes

Post by marsq5 » Thu Nov 24, 2022 12:24 pm

M38 original tub have 2 holes below footman loop on right rear any idea what they were used for. Serial number 65269
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Re: Body holes

Post by Ron D » Thu Nov 24, 2022 4:00 pm

Without a photo is just guessing.
Could be anything from Bubba to the mounting bracket for the snorter tube (long exhaust pipe extension) used for deep water fording.

Do you have a set of M38 Army manuals to see for yourself?

See Figure 04-1 on page 89 of the September 1955 ORD9 SNL G-740.

The photo on the back cover of the M38 Reference Guide also shows it fairly well.

Good luck!
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Re: Body holes

Post by Kendall » Fri Nov 25, 2022 10:19 am

I concur with Ron- snorter bracket.
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Re: Body holes

Post by Ron D » Mon Nov 28, 2022 5:30 pm

I wonder if that answered his question.
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Re: Body holes

Post by marsq5 » Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:32 am

Yes it did
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