Re: the spoiler-removal saga
On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 22:50:00 GMT, "Scotter" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Figured I'd ditch that old thread.
>Catch-up: I damaged my spoiler and then realized this was an opportunity to
>remove it completely.
>OK I visited Austin Bolt Company and the guy there was super cool and set me
>up with four stainless steel bolts (to fill the smaller-than-dime-size
>holes) and locking nuts for the inside and four sets of sealed washers
>(washers that have rubber on one side). I didn't bother painting the bolt
>tops because I actually like the look of the four stainless steel bolts. And
>wow I really like the look of the car better now. And if/when I sell this
>car, if they want a spoiler put back on, it would be very easy to remove
>these "plugs". I haven't tested their water-tightness yet but I'm confident
>they are quite water-tight.
>Cost in time and money: Austin Bolt Company is 2 miles from my house and I
>spent about 15 minutes there as the guy invited me back into their warehouse
>to walk with him to get just the right bolts. Total cost for the bolts,
>nuts, and washers: $2.00! I got home and it took me about 10 minutes to
>install all four sets.
what a hack
bolts and washers
that looks professional