Join Date: May 2001
Location: Chattanooga, TN, USA
I did the same thing with my A/C baffles. made staples out of stainless wire, drilled out the holes to 1/64" and used needle nose pliers to put a "factory curl" on the staples. Looks excellent.
For the splash shields, I installed the inner fender to frame seals, after the it was installed, because I wanted to get a good seal. Took me a couple of hours to get all the staples in. (they go from inside to outside) If I had it to do over, I'd install the inner fender and mark the location of the seal. Then pull the inner fender off, to install the staples. Wpuld have taken less time!