Identify Ben Hur parts

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Hanselandgretel
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Identify Ben Hur parts

Post by Hanselandgretel » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:31 pm

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What are these things and what do they do? On top of the springs, on top of the spring anchor plate. Bolts went through the thin metal (partially gone) but I can see no purpose for them. Help! Thanks Al Hansel
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Re: Identify Ben Hur parts

Post by timsresort » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:04 pm

My thought has always been to keep water from puddling in the recess in the spring plate for the center bolt and rusting it out. Very optimistic for a trailer with a 3 week life expectancy.
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Re: Identify Ben Hur parts

Post by Marty, SoCal » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:52 pm

Maybe they originally had rubber bonded to them as axle bump stops????
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