Originally posted by Tom McGinnity: Here is what I opted to do with my C-1 car.. I used the black AMK rivets on the plastic grill center and the supposed eBay NOS rivets on the trim to valance.. Now we have concluded that I had to put the silver rivets in upside down because the holes in the trim are too big ( bigger than original factory ) for some reason.. this makes the smushed part of the rivet fall straight through.. its a problem we can't solve reasonably ( you'd nedd to have a special rivet made with the same size head but the shank would need to be a much bigger diameter so when smushed it grows to the bigger hole size )
I am "right there" with Tom!!! Need a special sized shaft rivet to fasten newer NOS and repro lower molding to valance. It needs to be rounded head and silver or natural in color.
Posts: 1696 | Location: El Paso, TX | Registered: 06 May 2005
I don't have the time right now but if one of you guys wanted to call this dude: He mentions that he sells restoration rivets in this auction.. maybe he has vast knowledge? This message has been edited. Last edited by: L181A L35,
tom @ camaropacecars.com ( remove the space between m,@,c)
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