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Hammerhead

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M3 rear door latch
« on: September 28, 2015, 05:50:01 PM »
Any one have an extra M3 rear door latch or know someone reproducing them?

steve1973

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2015, 07:06:28 PM »
Bud is working on reproducing the hole thing. I'm not sure where he is at yet though.

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Hammerhead

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2015, 08:47:59 PM »
Thanks for the reply Steve.  What's Bud's user name on this forum and I'll PM him directly.  Thanks for the info!

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2015, 09:33:33 PM »
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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2018, 04:24:40 AM »
Bump....I’m still looking for one too!

Leo is a bust....ordered one a few years back but never received an invoice and never got the part.  No return calls to voicemails, no responses to emails and the website is down.

BAIV supposedly was making them.  I spoke with the owner last year at War and Peace...still not listed on their website and crickets to emails.

I don’t think Bud ever finished the project, but I can’t get in touch with him either to find out.

-Tom
1944 AUTOCAR M15A1 (M16A1) HALF-TRACK:
(Being restored to an M3A1 configuration)
SERIAL NUMBER M-15 A 1, 1356
MODEL M-16 A 1, ORD. SERIAL NUMBER 1106

MVPA # 30507

steve1973

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2018, 04:58:51 AM »
Hi Tom,
I know Bud is working on the latch. He is currently wintering in Florida. He recently retired and is busier than ever just like Don. I know Leo is selling on eBay again. That's all I know.
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Crawford

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2018, 01:40:19 PM »
BAIV are now making them to order, I’ve just received some of their other reproduced parts and they are excellent quality.

 Crawford
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1943 Diamond T M3A1

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Darth_Kitten

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2018, 07:31:29 PM »
Crawford, do you know what the cost is? I don't see it posted on their reproduction page.
Thanks,
Mark

BAIV are now making them to order, I’ve just received some of their other reproduced parts and they are excellent quality.

 Crawford

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2018, 05:43:09 AM »

No sorry. Send Ivo an email direct and he is very quick to get back to you with a price.If you have a problem PM me and I'll enquire with them for you.
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big44maghunter

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2018, 09:56:01 AM »
I'm in need of a rear door latch also!  If you get any more info, please post!

Thanks!

warbirdrestorer

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2018, 01:22:10 PM »
I have a complete original door latch assembly that I might be willing to part with. Anyone know what a fair price would be?

Tapper02

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2018, 07:51:56 AM »
Sent BAIV an email.

Leo was selling them for $300.  The last one Gary H.sold went for $450.

-Tom
1944 AUTOCAR M15A1 (M16A1) HALF-TRACK:
(Being restored to an M3A1 configuration)
SERIAL NUMBER M-15 A 1, 1356
MODEL M-16 A 1, ORD. SERIAL NUMBER 1106

MVPA # 30507

Darth_Kitten

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2018, 12:19:51 PM »
I heard back from Ivo at BAIV and they are reproducing the IHC door latches not the M3 ones.

vj

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Re: M3 rear door latch
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2018, 04:24:01 PM »
I use a right hand front door latch, for the back door latch for my m3, not correct but works fine. I will buy one when I find one.