"Steel" marked pintle hook on slats - right?

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"Steel" marked pintle hook on slats - right?

Post by Toby W » Mon Nov 12, 2007 7:40 pm

Let's shine some light on the pintle hook markings of slat grills.
If you think you have a pintle hook, that's original to your slat grill, please list the markings and the serial#:


Example:

Serial#: I00596
Bottom: STEEL and T60A
Top : STEEL and T62
Bolts : TR20

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Post by ajlang » Wed Nov 28, 2007 5:58 am

Anybody else have an original pintle on their slat? :?:

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Post by ken clay » Sun Dec 02, 2007 9:02 am

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Post by ajlang » Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:13 am

ken clay wrote: mine ...118513
So there is some evidence that a transition may have occured from STEEL to STL marked hooks between slats I00596 and II8513? :D
Anybody else?
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Post by Terry Hallman » Fri Dec 28, 2007 9:50 pm

Here is the original pintle hook from 101871. Delivery date is 12-4-41.It is marked STEEL. Completely spelled out.
One odd thing I noticed when I took it off is that the top bolts were 3/8" bolts and the bottom were 7/16". The top holes in the frame were 3/8" size holes.
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"steel" marked pintle

Post by 42slat » Wed Jan 09, 2008 6:17 pm

Mine is marked 'STEEL"...MB109964....DOD: January 8, 1942

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Post by mstokes » Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:01 am

Hi Toby,

My slat still had what I believe to be it's original pintle hitch. MB 105647 DOD 12-22-41. The bolts used to mount it are also the original bolts 7/16th X 1-1/4" fine thread (TR20). After carefully removing the bolts with the half turn forward and one turn backward method I found the pintle hitch to be rust welded to the mounting plate.

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Post by iron duck » Mon Oct 27, 2008 6:38 am

Slat 102557 DOD 18-12-41.
The early pintle hooks have a pitted surface.

Still looking for one to purchase for the MA. Sombody ?

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Post by jeepmb » Mon Oct 27, 2008 10:43 am

...I joint to the request of Luc :wink: .... Anybody has to sale (or trade) a "steel" pintle hook fot my slat?

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Post by Erfurt » Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:20 pm

How rare are these? I have one on my GPW that I am building now.


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Post by Jon » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:14 pm

Be aware that the "Steel" brand was also used on GP's.. there are slight differences in the location of the name "STEEL" on the castings...
What you may have could be either a Slat or Ford GP...

To check the differences, photos there ....see:-

PINTLE HOOK on http://jeepdraw.com/PART_COLOURS.htm

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Post by Chuck Lutz » Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:09 pm

I think that when you find two of the bolts on the pintle are LARGER, then that indicates that at some time a set of EYEBOLTS were put on for trailer chains....you might want to check the tub on jeeps with two oversize pintle bolt holes for a trailer socket installation.
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Re: "Steel" marked pintle hook on slats - right?

Post by dogtags » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:18 pm

Toby W wrote:Let's shine some light on the pintle hook markings of slat grills.
If you think you have a pintle hook, that's original to your slat grill, please list the markings and the serial#:


Example:

Serial#: I00596
Bottom: STEEL and T60A
Top : STEEL and T62
Bolts : TR20

Thanks for participating.
Toby
Serial#: I02367
Bottom: STEEL and T60A
Top : ?casting number??? and T62
Bolts : Forgot to look

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Re: "Steel" marked pintle hook on slats - right?

Post by Charlie S. » Sun Jun 28, 2009 8:12 am

Hi guys,
as you know I have one of the late slat grill # 124991.
I think the pintle hook is the original (who would find another pintle hook in Argentina and changed it ?)
It's completly plain. No STEEL, no T62, no T60.
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Would be interesting to hear from other slat grill owner.
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Re: "Steel" marked pintle hook on slats - right?

Post by ee.nanan » Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:19 pm

is it possible that the pintle hook of your jeep has already been replaced during its service in war? maybe it was broken then?

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