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Old 06-23-2009, 09:41 AM
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Plastic rivets and rivet gun-must have tools for the WK

Plastic Jeep rivets-used in various locations on the WK. Mostly on the bumpers, side skirts and wheel wells. You will need both of these parts if you remove your bumpers, side skirts, wheel well liners, fenders etc. The ChryCo part # for the rivets is 6500911.
plastic rivet(some websites call them nylon rivets)

Plastic rivet tool needed to set the rivets-
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:50 AM
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Re: Plastic rivets and rivet gun-must have tools for the WK

I was thinking of doing this thread too Scott. Kudos to you. Great minds think alike. I popped one off then I was doing my hid fogs. I got a plastic push rivet from lowes for now but nothing beats the OEM. I just ordered 50 rivets off of ebay but I want to check Lowes to see if they sell the gun.
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I checked everywhere here locally...finally ordered from ebay for $25
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Re: Plastic rivets and rivet gun-must have tools for the WK

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we have too many stickies in this forum....the first page is gonna be ALL stickies....LOL
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Re: Plastic rivets and rivet gun-must have tools for the WK

x2 on that
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I hate plastic rivets!
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Re: Plastic rivets and rivet gun-must have tools for the WK

I was looking for the plastic rivet gun awhile back. I found one from a supply warehouse by googleing plastic rivet tool seliing for about 20 shipped. But I was too impatient to wait for shipping when I got my side skirts I set them by hand. They all came out very tight, still in the tight from months ago no issues. If your either cheap, or cant wait for shipping, which I happen to be both, it can def be done by useing pliers and a closed end wrench.



I worked the rivet first to soften the plastic where the tabs bend.



Held the head of the rivet tight up to the piece being riveted while pulling the pin out with pliers.



All installed, leaveing the pins on where the rivets dont show. The visible ones I clipped off the pins.
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Re: Plastic rivets and rivet gun-must have tools for the WK

When I was doing my grill swap I ordered new fasteners off someone on ebay, he had all types and sizes of fasteners. I got a box of 50 of the same fasteners for about the same price of 2 oem fasteners. I even emailed him with the part number and he found me the exact ones I needed. I also got a box of 100 interior panel trim fasteners from him too cheap.
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Re: Plastic rivets and rivet gun-must have tools for the WK

yeah....theres websites that sell the rivets a lot cheaper than the dealer.....
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we have too many stickies in this forum....the first page is gonna be ALL stickies....LOL
Do a sub forum for the Grand Cherokee section just for stickies.
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Is there even a How-To section on here? A section to go in and find accurate info, like diagrams and install instructions would be great. For example i was in a thread recently and someone happened to post a link to a mopar site where you type in the year and make and it had the complete wireing color code for the whole WK basically. If I didnt stumble up on it i'd never of known about it. I already used it twice in a week.

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