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Technical Source for big rubber plugs to fill access holes??

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Just Gary, Nov 23, 2017.

  1. The brake mc in my A Tudor is under the metal floor I'm making. I'd like to cut an access hole and cover it with a rubber plug.

    Something like this late '60's Mustang shock access plug, but around 3"x5".
    Anybody know of such a thing?

    mustang plug.jpg
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  2. denis4x4
    Joined: Apr 23, 2005
    Posts: 3,603

    from Colorado

    Check O’Rielly’s or NAPA. Also Jeep aftermarket accessories
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  3. B.A.KING
    Joined: Apr 6, 2005
    Posts: 3,671


    You would be amazed at what ACE hardware has. check them if there is one close.
  4. Luke S.
    Joined: Jun 3, 2005
    Posts: 181

    Luke S.
    from Ocala, Fl.

    Lowes hardware dept. has a bunch of different, weird things also.

    Sent from my SM-G950U using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
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  5. the oil soup
    Joined: May 19, 2013
    Posts: 186

    the oil soup
    from Tucson,AZ

    Maybe eBay or Amazon?
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  6. rusty rocket
    Joined: Oct 30, 2011
    Posts: 4,043

    rusty rocket

    How about the salvage yard. Go out get some Man time and scrounge.
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  7. Try McMaster Carr. Or Steele Rubber, some cars had plugs like that in floor pans or the Fords had them for transmission access on the trans tunnel. Try Summit or Scott Drake.
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  8. Fedcospeed
    Joined: Aug 17, 2008
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  9. B.A.KING
    Joined: Apr 6, 2005
    Posts: 3,671


    Also, do you have a pick-a-part local? 3 bucks walk the yard.
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  10. Grainger ?
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  11. Try Jeff at Restoration Specialties, he has lots of odd stuff for our cars.
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  12. 64 DODGE 440
    Joined: Sep 2, 2006
    Posts: 4,174

    64 DODGE 440
    from so cal

    You could always make a metal plate and attach it with screws.
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  13. wvenfield
    Joined: Nov 23, 2006
    Posts: 5,163


    Salvage yards around you still allow you to just scrounge around?
  14. I also have had good luck with such things at the hardware store. I am blown away sometimes at what I find at the ACE hardware store up the road from me.
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  15. rusty rocket
    Joined: Oct 30, 2011
    Posts: 4,043

    rusty rocket

    We have one U pull it. And a few will let you go out if the moon and stars are alined that day.
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  16. Could be something 3" x 5" may be hard to find in a rubber plug. Maybe think about a metal piece with a rubber gasket and clips or screws that can be opened from the topside.
  17. vtx1800
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
    Posts: 1,146


  18. Adams toy is a BAD source for plugs
  19. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 14,086

    from oregon

    These oval trailer tail light grommets could be made to work with some sort of cover that easily slides in, a little thicker than required but with a little creativity..................might as well give it a try, at $1.19, may be worth a shot.
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  20. ClarkH
    Joined: Jul 21, 2010
    Posts: 971


    I actually found a decent assortment at my local neighborhood hardware store, sold individually. Also lots of grommets and plugs on Amazon, sold individually or mixed assortments.
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  21. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
    Posts: 10,813

    Blue One
    from Alberta

    o_O If it fits in your pocket it's free :D
  22. blowby
    Joined: Dec 27, 2012
    Posts: 7,073

    from Nicasio Ca

    Ha, only two bucks here! I didn't think anything was cheaper in Ca. But the 'environment fee' eats that up. I'm recycling, why do I have to pay extra for that?
  23. Thanks, guys!
    Once again the HAMB has the answer.:cool:
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  24. Engine man
    Joined: Jan 30, 2011
    Posts: 3,476

    Engine man
    from Wisconsin

    What size hole?;)


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