[DML] Re: M5 Rivnuts (Fiberglass filler for installing new?)
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[DML] Re: M5 Rivnuts (Fiberglass filler for installing new?)

Hi John,

You can get M5 rivnuts with a ribbed surface - this will dig into the fiberglass slightly and prevent it from slipping under (reasonable) torque.  Also, you can substitute stainless steel machine screws to prevent them from rusting in the future, granted, the only ones I found were pan head, not truss head, but they still work in the application - it beats rusting, IMO.

Check Fastenal or McMaster-Carr.


On Jan 20, 2010, at 8:22 AM, dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Group
> I had to drill out the old Rivnuts that attach the lower side rocker panel to the car. I was thinking of using Fiberglass filler to glue in the new Rivnuts.  I am curious what has been used in the past, any input on what works best.
> Thanks
> John 
> Vin 3760 


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