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Old 10-04-2019, 07:08 PM   #1
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Default Merc Suspension Bumpers

Got the new rubber suspension bumpers for the front of the Merc in the mail today. C&G Ford got them here with no problem. Now to see if I can install without any hitches. Maybe I'll record a little of it for future reference on how to (or how not to) do the job.
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Old 10-05-2019, 11:10 AM   #2
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Default Re: Merc Suspension Bumpers

You can use a bit of heat to soften them but I wouldn't go much more that 140 degrees F on them.
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Try dish soap plus patience.
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Old 10-05-2019, 02:18 PM   #4
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Actually I was a little surprised how easy the fit. I was doing a test fit before I applied heat and dish soap but they just popped in by hand.
So I am hoping it stays in place and does not pop out on the first bump I hit.

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Old 10-06-2019, 10:24 AM   #5
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If they are anything like the originals, they will be there for another 40 or 50 years.
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