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Where to buy copper rings

Post by rgould1910 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:30 pm

Where can I buy a few sets of copper manifold crush rings in bulk. I'd like about three sets. I see the vendors sell the rings and glands in sets but I want the copper rings only. I am not interested in the type that are shaped to enter the manifold and block. Just the ordinary copper rings.


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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by Humblej » Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:35 pm

I bought mine from aircraft spruce.

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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by Mark Gregush » Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:36 pm

The suppliers sell just the rings.
https://www.modeltford.com/item/3063.aspx
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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by W Austen » Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:13 pm

I second Aircraft Spruce I got them there for one of my Model N's
https://www.aircraftspruce.com

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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by Steve Jelf » Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:39 pm

If they're out of stock at all the Model T parts dealers, here's another place to look:
http://www.gen-aircraft-hardware.com/
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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by Lgitts » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:37 pm

You can also get them from Olson's Gaskets
www.olsongaskets.com


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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by MWalker » Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:36 pm

You can get them from any auto parts store. They were used on VW's.

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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by Oldav8tor » Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:15 pm

I'd like to add something that may be useful. Aircraft spruce sells AN hardware meant for aircraft that may have applications on our Model T's. Cotter pins, copper gaskets, safety wire, etc. Of special interest are the bolts and nuts. They are fine thread such as is found in our T's and you can get them with heads or shanks drilled for safety wire or cotter pins. Castle nuts of high or low profile are also available. True, such bolts may not be "correct" for a T but sometimes there are applications where their special configurations might be just the ticket.
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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by CudaMan » Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:29 pm

Try contacting Lang's, sometimes they either have partial sets or are willing to break up a set to get you just the part(s) you need. :)
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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by rgould1910 » Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:45 pm

Thanks for all the responses. Plenty of suppliers to choose from. :P

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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by Ruxstel24 » Thu Dec 19, 2019 4:41 pm

I got my last set without gland rings from FATMAN, Bob’s antique auto parts... :)

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Re: Where to buy copper rings

Post by Mark Gregush » Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:42 pm

Call Chaffins
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