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Old 09-13-2013, 05:52 PM
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Hi Jared, I don't know about carpeting, but as far as the new rail goes, I drilled new holes, just because its not easy to see the old holes because you are covering them up with new rail! Make sense? I got a cheap rivet gun and 3/16 rivets and went to town. It was kinda fun after awhile drill hole, insert rivet and "pop" them tight! I just figured out a pattern so I didn't accidently drill into any existing holes.
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Old 09-13-2013, 06:00 PM
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I have another couple of questions...
How hard is it to replace the carpet?
And when I put the new aluminum rub rail on, can I not just use the existing rivet holes and maybe use a larger rivet?
Most likely the rivets are loose.. I did not have to put in a larger rivet. Drill out rivet - fill hole with 3M 5200 insert rivet - done.
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Old 09-13-2013, 06:56 PM
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Hi Jared, I don't know about carpeting, but as far as the new rail goes, I drilled new holes, just because its not easy to see the old holes because you are covering them up with new rail! Make sense? I got a cheap rivet gun and 3/16 rivets and went to town. It was kinda fun after awhile drill hole, insert rivet and "pop" them tight! I just figured out a pattern so I didn't accidently drill into any existing holes.
Hope this helps you!
I also drilled new holes for the rail. In addition, I reinstalled rivets in the old holes before installing the new rail. It's very solid now.
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