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11/17/10 11:10pm - Original Message: 'side louver install'
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1969 rag top

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finally finished painting the 69 and need advise on mounting the side louvers .
is there a trick to mounting the louvers-the assembly manual shows 3/8 diameter holes used for mounting my question--is there a trick to getting the rubber nuts behind the fender--the front two louvers can possibly be held in place using the adjacent louver holes but how do you attach the last two louvers? i have the correct hardware for attaching the louvers but there must be a way other than force the rubber nuts through the 3/8 holes while attached to the louvers.Ermm
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11/24/10 12:54pm - Reply: 'side louver install'
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70 LT1 coupe, 69 350 HP coupe, 69 390HP 427 coupe, 71 LS5 convert, 85 coupe, 93 coupe

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Use a long screw in the plug, and just push it in.  Pushing on the lip of the plug makes it fatter, but a screw stretches the plug, making it a little skinnier.  It wouldn't hurt to add a little dish soap for lubrication.

Larry


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