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Old 01-11-2006, 12:01   #1 (permalink)
Mark Solesbury
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Rivinut

WTF is a rivinut, and how do you install them?

All i want to do is fit a snorkel!

Mark
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Old 01-11-2006, 14:01   #2 (permalink)
Nige
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Re: Rivinut

Mark Solesbury wrote:
> WTF is a rivinut, and how do you install them?
>
> All i want to do is fit a snorkel!
>
> Mark
> 9090


They have a brand name round here of Gesipa Bushes i believe!

Nige

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Old 01-11-2006, 15:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Rivinut

....and Steve spake unto the tribes of Usenet, saying...


> Mother wrote:
>
>> It's a rivet _and_ a nut. IOW, you put it in like a rivet, however
>> the head, instead of being a little round hole, is actually threaded
>> - to make a nut.
>>
>>

>
> And you set them with nut and bolt. Put the nut right down the bolt to
> the head and right through the rivnut, then unscrew the nut down the
> bolt, while holding the head of the bolt steady. The nut pulls the
> core of the rivnut against the panel and locks it.
>
>
> Steve


Do you know where you can get them? As in another thread, I am moving the
rear ladder over to the new car and I need a few.

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Old 01-11-2006, 15:01   #4 (permalink)
Steve
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Re: Rivinut

Richard Brookman wrote:

> Do you know where you can get them? As in another thread, I am moving the
> rear ladder over to the new car and I need a few.


What size ? I have some M10, but that does seem a bit big.There are some
M8 and M6, somewhere. Let me know what you want.

Steve

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Old 01-11-2006, 16:01   #5 (permalink)
Alex
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Re: Re: Rivinut

On Wed, 11 Jan 2006 20:35:00 +0000, Steve
<steve@thetaylorfamily.org.uk> wrote:

>Mother wrote:
>
>> It's a rivet _and_ a nut. IOW, you put it in like a rivet, however
>> the head, instead of being a little round hole, is actually threaded -
>> to make a nut.
>>
>>

>
>And you set them with nut and bolt. Put the nut right down the bolt to
>the head and right through the rivnut, then unscrew the nut down the
>bolt, while holding the head of the bolt steady. The nut pulls the core
>of the rivnut against the panel and locks it.
>
>


There is actually a proper tool for inserting them. Which is far
quicker if you have a lot to do.

Alex
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Old 01-11-2006, 16:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Re: Rivinut

Alex wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Jan 2006 20:35:00 +0000, Steve
> <steve@thetaylorfamily.org.uk> wrote:
>
>> Mother wrote:
>>
>>> It's a rivet _and_ a nut. IOW, you put it in like a rivet, however
>>> the head, instead of being a little round hole, is actually
>>> threaded - to make a nut.
>>>
>>>

>>
>> And you set them with nut and bolt. Put the nut right down the bolt
>> to the head and right through the rivnut, then unscrew the nut down
>> the bolt, while holding the head of the bolt steady. The nut pulls
>> the core of the rivnut against the panel and locks it.
>>
>>

>
> There is actually a proper tool for inserting them. Which is far
> quicker if you have a lot to do.
>
> Alex


It's like a rivet gun with a screw thread 'shaft' yes?

Nige


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Old 01-11-2006, 16:01   #7 (permalink)
Steve
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Re: Rivinut

Nige wrote:
>>
>> There is actually a proper tool for inserting them. Which is far
>> quicker if you have a lot to do.
>>
>> Alex

>
> It's like a rivet gun with a screw thread 'shaft' yes?
>


They are, 'kin 'kin expensive though.

So the nuts and bolt methods is pretty good....


Steve
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Old 01-11-2006, 16:01   #8 (permalink)
Steve
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Re: Rivinut

Nige wrote:

> It's like a rivet gun with a screw thread 'shaft' yes?


Yes.

Steve
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Old 01-11-2006, 16:01   #9 (permalink)
Richard Brookman
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Re: Rivinut

....and Steve spake unto the tribes of Usenet, saying...


> Richard Brookman wrote:
>
>> Do you know where you can get them? As in another thread, I am
>> moving the rear ladder over to the new car and I need a few.

>
> What size ? I have some M10, but that does seem a bit big.There are
> some M8 and M6, somewhere. Let me know what you want.
>
> Steve


Well, it's got to support a rear ladder which will take my weight, so M500
sounds right :-)

ISTR the holes I drilled originally were about 5mm, if that makes sense.
This is a new fitting, though, so I can drill to suit.


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Old 01-12-2006, 00:01   #10 (permalink)
Idris
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Re: Rivinut


"Nige" <nigel.inceBUGGEROFF@btinternet.com> wrote in message
news:42laaiF1in26vU1@individual.net...
> Mark Solesbury wrote:
> > WTF is a rivinut, and how do you install them?
> >
> > All i want to do is fit a snorkel!
> >
> > Mark
> > 9090

>
> They have a brand name round here of Gesipa Bushes i believe!
>
> Nige
>
> --
> Subaru WRX
> Range Rover LSE (Bob)
>
> '"gimme the f*ckin' money"
>
>


I got some from Car Builder Solutions Tel: 01580 891309.

Gerald


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