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Old 08-25-2008, 11:57 AM   #1
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Newer AS popping rivits

Heading home from PEI after the Region One Rally we noticed a popped rivet on the outside. Looking at it closer we can see that the rivit shaft is still in place in the frame rail and it looks like just the exterior head came off. It seems to me I have heard of this happening to others but before I drill out the shaft and replace the rivit with an Olympic I would just like to hear from others who may have had the same problem on a new trailer (Safari 2004).

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Old 08-25-2008, 12:07 PM   #2
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You are towing this with the Tahoe? Seems like a soft enough suspension. I haven't (knock on aluminum) had any rivets pop yet, but I would think that based on what I've read here that an Olympic rivet is really your only option.
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