[DMCForum] Re: Replacing fasteners with SS
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[DMCForum] Re: Replacing fasteners with SS



>> Am I being anal or is this something everyone else does?

No, it's just you. ;) (kidding...)

-Ryan

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "bkp944" <bk_pollard@xxxx> wrote:
> For a change of pace, a post about something DeLorean :-)
>
> I am detailing the trunk space of 4494. I replaced carpeted sections
> under the hood, painted the cross supports, installed
> weatherstripping (missing when I bought the car), and installed new
> hood edging strips.
>
> Today I moved to the trunk space itself. The fasteners to all my
> access panels were rusty, some were socketheads, some phillips head,
> some already broken for me.
>
> Knowing I would have my work cut out for me, I soaked all the
> fasteners in PB Blaster for the past few days. As a precaution, I
> ordered 25 rivnuts and some stainless steel fasteners from McMaster-
> Carr.
>
> To make a long story short, out of 25 possible fasteners, I had to
> cut out 14. My Dremel got a workout today.
>
> In working through various parts of my car, this has been typical.
> Whenever I remove a fastener, I replace it with stainless steel and
> use anti-seize.
>
> Am I being anal or is this something everyone else does?
>
> -Brian
> VIN#4494


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