Tech Tip: Mk 1 Plastic Bumper Clips

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Tech Tip: Mk 1 Plastic Bumper Clips

Post by jimmy h » Sun May 25, 2014 9:34 am

Anyone who's owned a Mk 1 will know these things break if you so much as look at them the wrong way.

First find the centre and drill out to around 7mm, I went up in stages 5,6 etc..
Then tap it out carefully to M8
Screw in nylon grub stud (easily available off e bay)..
Cut some notches on the other side with a Dremel like tool to provide a key and epoxy. (not shown)
Hey presto - jobs a good un! Stronger than original.