Military Vehicles, November 1996,: Re: Rivets?

Re: Rivets?

Maurizio Beretta (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 17:45:30 +0100

At 16.41 24/11/96 -0600, you wrote:
>>Help? I'm currently restoring a '43 MB which is my first mv restoration
>>project. As part of the chassis restoration, I ground off the rivets to
>>remove the front bumper gussets and the rear frame cross-member which were
>>badly mangled beyond repair. I've aquired the new gussets and cross-member,
>>but do not know where to acquire rivets and how to install them. I pondered
>>using carraige bolts, but would like to stick to original. Any suggestions
>>would be greatly appreciated. My local parts supplier was clueless on how to
>>go about doing this. Thanks.
>It's been a few years but I believe USM sold the rivets you are looking for
>as a set. The address is
> USM, Inc.
> P. O. Box 810
> Lakeville, MN 55044-0810
>Sorry I don't have a phone number, maybe some one else on the list can add lit.
>Good Luck!
>Jim Corcoran
>Austin, Texas

Pleased to add this info .

USM, Inc.

Attn. Nanette van Nierop



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