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Edwardsville, IL, USA

Total Posts: 24 Latest Post: 2018-01-17
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Tonneau And Vent Window Repair

Ernie Peters   Silver Member USA — Posted on The MG Experience
Sunday January 7, 2018 8:54 AM


The two piece snap installation tool top and th

The two-piece snap installation tool (top), and the two-piece snap itself (bottom).

The chrome button sits in a contoured base the vi

The chrome button sits in a contoured base, the vinyl is layed over it with the rivet going through a hole in the vinyl, the female snap is place over the rivet, and the peening tool is then used to complete the installation.

The configuration for installing a snap The chrom

The configuration for installing a snap. The chrome button fits into the contoured fixture, the vinyl goes ovver the rivet, the female snap fis over the rivet, then the peening tool completes the job.

The tonneau with newly installed snap

The tonneau with newly installed snap.

The little car came complete with tonneau hood co

The little car came complete with tonneau, hood cover, and hood, all in respectable shape.

The passenger vent window with the original windo

The passenger vent window, with the original window set into the frame from my junkyard find. I wanted the glass codes to match (the junkyard find was from a later car).

With a little cleaning and lubrication the repair

With a little cleaning and lubrication, the repaired window works perfectly.




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