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Hi....Does anybody reproduce the (8) studs that screw into the rear spoiler of a 69? Thank You
 

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Im not sure if Ive seen them repro'd but I used some from Ace Hardware, one end is threaded for the nut, the other end is screw threads for going into an old spoiler hole that maybe was cracked and filled with putty, hardened and then drilled out. They are called 'hanger bolt' :)
 

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I was planning to use those, but changed my mind. First, I was concerned about self tapping the screw end. Second, the self tap end on any one I ever found is longer than you can safely install into the hole without punching out through the spoiler. I was going to hog out the hole into a conical shape and fill with epoxy, then screw in the cut off studs while the epoxy was still soft. But as I said, I changed my mind.

Original studs are 1/4" thread on both ends. so I think the wood screw end of the Ace Hardware ones is too aggressive for that small area. There's alot of tensile stress on that little part, even without enlarging the hole.

If you are interested, I wrote a long explanation of how I kept the strain off the spoiler about 4-5 years ago. Do a search. It was a little complicated, but it transferred all the strain from tightening the spoiler to the deck lid onto push-on clips I added to the studs.
 

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I had the same problem. I had several "rusty" ones in the spoiler. I took a rusty one to a tool and die shop and had them make me a set out of stainless to match the originals. Cost was around $35 but worth it. They will never rust and are a perfect fit. No cobbling. I am also very anal.
 

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I have the same dilemna. I was planing on using JB weld with the original studs. The holes still have threads, but are a little loose.
 
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