View Full Version : J-3 Cowl Mounting Rubbers/Clips....

07-18-2018, 03:19 PM
Hi All,

Having a ball flying the J-3 I purchased in January! Now up to a grand total of almost 50 tailwheel hours! :-P

I'm starting to pick away at some various 'beautification' projects, and I'd like to replace all the cowl mounting rubbers/clips. At the moment, my plane has an ugly assortment of random half-grommets, hardware store nylon washers, and three sizes of spring retaining clips. :-?

Is there anyone that offers a complete kit of new hardware for mounting a J-3 cowl?



mike mcs repair
07-18-2018, 04:10 PM
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bob turner
07-18-2018, 09:11 PM
The tractor pins are available at good hardware stores.

Not sure the rubber washers were original equipment. My Cub came without them in 1962, and I have never felt any burning need to have them.

07-19-2018, 07:31 PM
Ace hardware has the rubber washers.

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01-24-2019, 03:31 PM
Howdy all, I have seen a friend use die cut discs of brown tanned leather below the SS steel standard clip pins.