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9/26/12 3:32pm - Original Message: 'Mounting Plate for door ajar switch'
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Temple City, CA - USA

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1969 Daytona Yellow. 350 / Automatic.

Joined: 10/3/2010
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EmbarrassedOk, you all must know about the door ajar switch located at the rear of the driver's door.  Mine was broken off when I got the car.  I bought a new one many months ago, but when I took the old one off, the nut behind it fell inside the body.

I've just found a the mounting plate for the door ajar switch at Bair's. 
I can see it's held in place by 2 rivets.  Any suggestions for a tool to install the rivets in the body a this point?  I've riveted new brake linings on my '29 chev, but that tool won't work here.

Thanks, again!!
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9/26/12 10:32pm - Reply: 'Re: Mounting Plate for door ajar switch'
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Duncanville, TX - USA

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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Depends on if you are concerned with it looking original....
If you don't really care, you can use a regular pop-rivet to hold it on. Prolly need to get long shank ones, like maybe a 5/16" or longer.
If you want it to look "correct", the only option is to get the original type rivets, and either buy/borrow, or fabricate bucks to mash them down....Unhappy


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