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8/12/10 12:10pm - Original Message: 'Convertible Top Rivets'
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1972 LS5 Convertible,Auto.Targa Blue with Black Interior.

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My current project is restoring my soft top. I had the frame blasted and I just finished priming and shooting a coat of paint. I'm having to replace the old rear bow because of stripped off screws and the like. I was missing a piece that held the rear bow to the frame which I finally found through "Corvette Clinic" in San Jose California. (great guy's by the way) This came with a new rivet. Is there a special tool for installing these rivets like this. You can't get to it with a hammer. I'm thinking maybe something like a C-Clamp or something. Any advice would be much appreciated. 
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