Re: Another Aussie Ripoff
Originally Posted by savvas
Dump the rivets and use fasteners as Donsteph has over in the WK2 SRT forum. Check it out here ... Bumper cover issues
Much better for future removal of flares and trim. clipsandfasteners are probably still the best bet for price, though I think using screws is better than using rivets.
Point taken. For fastening plastic, I actually like plastic rivets, particularly the push-in plastic fasteners. There is nothing to rattle loose and hopefully they give before the bodywork tears. I bought quite a few assorted fasteners from clipsandfasteners. I even got a small plastic rivet gun. Unfortunately, most aluminium pop rivet guns don't accept the thicker shank of the plastic rivets.
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