Repairing the Posts on Side Cover Emblems
by Ken Talbot

If you do break off one of the posts, all is still not lost. The pair of emblems I got from the boneyard for SWMBO's 'H had a broken post.

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I ground the last bit of the post off so there was a flat spot. Then I filed down the head of a small machine screw like the one on the right in this photo:

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To finish, I 'glued' the machine screw on with a dab of "Lab Metal" (I imagine epoxy would also work.)

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When these go back on the side covers, I'll use a regular nut and a washer rather than the metal clips. (Don't over tighten them or you risk cracking the side cover. A drop of Permatex also sounds like a good idea.)