[ROVERNET - UK] Hubcaps and rivets

Vern Klukas vern at inkspotco.com
Thu May 3 16:20:34 BST 2007

>I would appreciate any feedback on two issues.
>1) Can someone tell me if the original black paint on those 'beautiful'
>Federal 3500S hubcaps is gloss black, semi-gloss, satin, or flat?
>2) I'm having a hell of a time with the rivets holding the metal strips to
>which the rubber weather stripping is affixed on the door and body panels.
>I need to know the correct size drill bit to drill them out and the corect
>size replacement rivets.   Any tips on this job (I have new rubber from
>Scott's) would be much appreciated

Rivets are 1/8" dia, drill size technically is a number 30 drill, but 
if fact for some reason Rover drilled them all 5/32, which is 
actually a little big..


>Thanks in advance
>Lance La Certe, '70  3500S
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