Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - Reply to Topic -- Hot Rod Forum

Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Hotrodding Basics> Rivet removal!!!
User Name
lost password?   |   register now

Thread: Rivet removal!!! Reply to Thread
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
02-21-2006 10:11 AM
Henry Highrise Thanks for sharing that info with us.
02-21-2006 09:30 AM
Rivet removal!!!

I have asked many questions here and I promised when I finally had some advice I would share it. Well, I finally do. I spend all weekend removing the rear suspension/motor and trans from my 54' chevy 4door. As most know they riveted alot of the brackets in. Instructions are usually to drill them out. I came up with a better way, I think! This could be common knowledge, but it worked great and was less work, and than drilling out rivets, and killing your drill bits in the process. First you take an angle grinder with a thin disk and slice off the head of the rivet flush, Then take a center punch and a Pneumatic Palm Nailer and zap them out. Worked like a charm, and I didn't have to kill any drill bits. I know that a Pneumatic Palm Nailer is not a common car tool, but if you have one they work great for this, they also arent that expensive, and you don't need a giant compressor to run. You are also left with an intake bracket that hasn't been drilled off center. Sorry if this is old info for some, but I though it was a pretty cool way of getting rivets out.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:22 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.