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What are these called and where can I buy them?
craig1410 - 28/8/19 at 05:17 PM

Hi,

A friend of mine is restoring an old Massey Ferguson 148 (I think) and needs some little rubber grommets/standoffs which go behind the radiator grill to stop it rattling. They are designed to push into about a 6mm hole and have a conical shape about 12mm in base diameter. See photo below.

Rubber standoff
Rubber standoff


Does anyone know what these are called and where I might source them? I tried Woolies Trim but no joy.

Thanks,
Craig.


adithorp - 28/8/19 at 06:01 PM

Try searching for isolation washers or spacers


big_wasa - 28/8/19 at 06:03 PM

Panel buffers or bump stops.

They use something similar on the toolbox of my Vespa.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vespa-Side-Panel-Door-Rubber-Buffer-12mm-Sets-of-5-VESPA-V50-PV-ET3-PX-ECs/283275143992?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC .SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160908105057%26meid%3D9dfdf4991952480d98b17a31c703c59c%26pid%3D100675%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D15%26sd%3D283275143992%26itm%3D2832751 43992%26pmt%3D1%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2481888&_trksid=p2481888.c100675.m4236&_trkparms=pageci%3A06d1c2b7-c9be-11e9-8903-74dbd1801c67%7Cparentrq%3Ad 964d86216c0a9e42e41eeb1ffe25048%7Ciid%3A1


ReMan - 28/8/19 at 06:08 PM

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/323806604138
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craig1410 - 28/8/19 at 07:49 PM

Thanks guys, I knew I could rely on the LB forum!!

Special mention for ReMan - I was too busy trying to figure out what the generic name for this item might be that I never thought to look for it directly!

I have passed on the details to my mate and Iím sure heíll want me to pass on his thanks too.


ReMan - 28/8/19 at 10:56 PM

No problem, I was curious!
I know they not exact same profile as the rotten ones but perhaps they were previously replaced.
Perhaps check the parts book


Mike Wood - 29/8/19 at 07:35 AM

Craig

Your pal might want to check out: https://www.anglo-agriparts.com/tractor-parts-massey-ferguson-148 as well as Hamilton Brothers in Lanark or Tarbolton: https://www.hamiltonrossgroup.co.uk/parts-service/

An Ayrshire vintage tractor club may have members with info too: https://www.avtmc.co.uk

Cheers
Mike


craig1410 - 29/8/19 at 07:41 AM

Thanks Mike, will pass those links on too.


ReMan - 29/8/19 at 08:40 AM

Yes Agriparts is near me.

Note to those of us us spend big bucks on our cars , some of the tractor parts ar so cheap!
engine rebuild

[Edited on 29/8/19 by ReMan]