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Re: 5kS roof chrome strip R&R

Yes, a hammer and a good sharp chisel should sheer off the rivet head. 
you may want a punch to pop the rivets in with.  For a scraper, you need
something with a rather narrow head.  That's why I included screwdrivers
in the
list.  I pried from the inside and gave it plenty of time.  You may also
want to
bring along an assistant to support the long piece after you get it
mostly loose.
You'll also need a phillips screwdriver to remove the metal trim piece
between the

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On Fri, 8 Jan 1999 15:35:28 -0500 (EST) "G. Benedikt Rochow"
<rochow@segosf.hlo.dec.com> writes:
>> Yes, it's a rivet and it's aluminum, not plastic.
>> The strip is also held on by double sided trim adhesive tape.  
>> need a warm day, screwdrivers and scrapers, and a lot of patience 
>> get them off but I've done it.  To reinstall, you'll need more 
>I guess there's no way to get those rivets out besides drilling?
>(Hammer and pointed chisel? I don't (yest) own a cordless drill,
>and it's a big junkyard...)
>What exactly is meant by "scraper" in this case?

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