M-38A1 fenders and floor panel putty

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Re: M-38A1 fenders and floor panel putty

Post by Bpenkala » Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:14 pm

Where can I purchase some of the felt that goes between the fenders and the cowl? Is it available or do I just make my own? Was it treated with any type of product to keep it from rotting?

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Re: M-38A1 fenders and floor panel putty

Post by Ben Dover » Sat Mar 29, 2014 5:19 am

I used to purchase the antisqueak direct from Jeep under Part N0. 680403, iit was the same asphalt impregnated material as the antisqueak installed on MB Jeep. . The 680403 Antisqueak was superseded in production by Willys Part No. 94096 SEAL, strip type, 3/16" diameter bead. It is sold on the market as a 3-M Product known as Scotch Calk, and by another manufacturer under the name of Strip Calk and comes in a package od individual 12" ling strips. It is dark gray and putty like. All CJ-5 and mid 50's M-38A1 used this on the fender to cowl and on the removable bolted down floor panels.
The Arm7 had a replacement listed in some of the ORD 8's for the G-758 (M-38A1) in the form of Ordnance Part No. 27-W-918 WEBBING, cotton, O.D. heavy weight, width 1". It was a substitute used in Ordnance shops foe the Antisqueak and Sealer.

I use the Scotch Calk on my own M-38A1's as well as customers as it is the same as the OEM Sealer.
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Re: M-38A1 fenders and floor panel putty

Post by Ben Dover » Thu Aug 18, 2016 5:29 am

A little reminder for you M-38A1 restorers, and the 50's-60's CJ-5 restorers also. :wink:
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Re: M-38A1 fenders and floor panel putty

Post by Ben Dover » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:33 pm

For those who did not realize, some "nice to know" M-38A1details.
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Re: M-38A1 fenders and floor panel putty

Post by RHayden2k » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:04 pm

Ben Dover, is the 3M Calk on the M38A1 the same stuff that the RV community uses to seal in the window frames of camper trailers?


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Re: M-38A1 fenders and floor panel putty

Post by Ben Dover » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:18 am

Not sure, I am only familiar with the trade name printed here, Iand have not bought any for a while, the Scotch Calk and Strip Calk were items that I always bought thru my auto body shop supplier. It comes in 12" Boxes containing 1/4" diameter putty strips on layers of wax paper. and is identical to that used on 50's 70's CJ and M-38A1 Jeeps.
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Re: M-38A1 fenders and floor panel putty

Post by Ben Dover » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:27 pm

A little M-38A1 CJ-5 Tidbit for those who are new to this JEEP.
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