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Offline silas

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« on: June 14, 2006, 09:34:12 PM »
anyone ever do it and have any tricks they want to pass on? are there replacement clips or should i just salvage one off the spare?

i'm thinking grind off or drill out the old and weld in the new. anything else to consider?

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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2006, 10:17:44 PM »
Small panhead screws and nuts. So if they break again easy fix.
If more power is better. Then too much is just enough.
Why do it once when you can do it thrice?

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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2006, 10:20:10 AM »
I've tried to hammer new official VW part rivets, but gave up after two of them. I didn't have the proper press to do it. I ending up using large rivets, which held nicely and didn't have to keep checking that the nut and bolt were still on.
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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2006, 05:57:42 PM »
thanks for the replies you guys.

i went with the drill out the old and rivet in the new method. worked like a charm.