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2/17/17 10:32pm - Original Message: ' 'T' top retainers'
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Equinunk, PA - USA

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1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.

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While removing the weather strip from my T-tops the weather strip retainer screws were rusty and nasty. As a result I pulled the screws through the fiberglass body of the T-top. Now I have a hole where the screw goes through. Are there repair kits, or something to use to hold the retainer in the fiberglass? THANKS!
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2/18/17 4:04pm - Reply: 'Re: 'T' top retainers'
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Gig Harbor, WA - USA

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1973 L82 4 Speed Coupe - Very original, well documented driver/survivor. 2016 Bend Regional NCRS Top Flight.

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Mark, I've have some luck with JB Weld. Not only to bond but it claims it can be drilled and tapped when cured. Resonably priced so it might be worth a try. If you're going the drill and tap route, I would try it on a test piece to see how it works before to apply to your t-top. Good luck and let us know how you make out.

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2/18/17 5:59pm - Reply: 'Re: 'T' top retainers'
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1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.

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My thought was an epoxy of some sort as well. Just not sure what kind. THANKS

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2/19/17 10:59am - Reply: 'Re: 'T' top retainers'
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Hey Mark check this out:  https://www.mcmaster.com/#7541a77/=16f8bpm
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