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Snubber Shock Material

The supply of this product is quickly drying up and it is getting harder and harder to find. Restoration Supply I believe is totally out of it and does not plan on getting any back in EVER! They advised that the manufacturer has stopped production and wants between $60,000 and $100,000 to make a run which they just can't justify financially. When I was looking for some last summer, DMAC member Mac Irving turned me on the below company. I called them and they found they still had some on the shelf. They sell 1 1/4" and 1 1/2" wide size. This is the correct factory type material to use if your restoring your snubbers for our cars. It isn't cheap, so don't have a heart attack when you find out the price but I purchased 20 ft for my car which is just about what you need. You can measure your old material for the right length and width. I know Gabriel Snubbers came in two sized and used either the 1 1/4" or the 1 1/2" size.

Facca Fasteners
London, Ontario, Canada

They have other interesting things for our period cars too. If you even remotely think you might need this stuff someday, order it now, it's becoming extinct.

Mike L.

Where Are You From? Oviedo, Florida

Do You own a car built by Durant? Yes 1928 Durant Model 65 4 door sedan


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