>I just tried to order a "Shield Dust Pinion Yoke" (don't you like the naming
>conventions!). This is installed on the pinion yoke of the front
>of a 1945 MB.
>I was told that no-one supplies this anymore, and even the later models
>this (apparently through 1971) no longer require this shield. I was told
>function of this part was to help cut any small vines and things that
>to get caught on the rotating shaft.
>Question: Do I need to find one? Is it truely optional? Are there some
>benefits to having this? If one is desired, where can I get one?
>--- This list is great! Where else could I get this type help. Thanks in
>Enjoy your day -- Preferably in an old (1945 MB) jeep.
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