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Pop top roof spacer blocks

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As seen here.

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Getting some made out of aluminium, as cannot find them any where else.

Anyway, would anyone else be interested in a pair?
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Finally got these made bit having no luck with the rivets fixing them in. Can anyone suggest an alternative way of fixing them in as can't use nuts and bolts because cannot get to behind the panel. Please help as suppose to be going away next week. Thanks marc
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any decent sheet fab place will have the right length of rivet,prob 5mm x 30
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I have tried that size but it doesn't grip the bodywork. Maybe the holes in spacers too large?
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i was just guessing the size as an example,
find the dia of the holes in your bodywork and simply measure length /depth of block etc and add enough to allow insertion and closure, simples really
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Ok will try again,can't seem to find rivets plus 30mm though.
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What length and dia you need

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I know it has to be around 35mm, and 5mm. Is there any harm getting longer?
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nope... i will have a quick look on monday for you
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clinning wrote:Ok will try again,can't seem to find rivets plus 30mm though.


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Re: Pop top roof spacer blocks

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Thanks for the replies. Managed to get one on today. Filed the spacer block right down. Ordered some 35mm ones incase one pops out thanks nicq&mm
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