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Old 03-21-2017, 09:12 AM
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Default Seatbelt Lugs

Ok, how did you set the rivets in the seatbelt lug to bulkhead joint, page 30-06, figure 2? I have tried several ways using some scrap parts (another story) and have not found an acceptable method. I believe I can squeeze the 470-4-5 rivet at the bottom of the lug to bulkhead joint, but can't squeeze the upper rivet and driving it with an offset set comes out awful. Suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 03-21-2017, 02:35 PM
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I used a 10 inch 10 degree offset and put pressure down (up, as my fuse is upside down) on the lug to bend it slightly out of the way. I made the offset bend up. Helps with two people. All four came out fine.
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Old 03-21-2017, 04:20 PM
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Thanks, Tom. Haven't tried it with the long offset. I will look at that tomorrow
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Old 03-26-2017, 10:16 AM
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Ok, I did not have a 10 degree offset set, so I ordered one. It came in yesterday, and my buddy and I successfully riveted the 4 rivets in the lugs with no problem. It's great when you have the correct tool! Thanks for the response Tom!
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