Easy Grommet Repair


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Easy Grommet Repair

Postby MJSantos » Mon May 24, 2010 8:25 pm



Finding replacement grommets for chrome accessories can be a bear. Came across some plumbers facet washers I had in the shop. Easy fix and dirt cheap. Just drill the center hole out for the mounting bolt to fit through and your in business. Don't mind the dust in the picture.
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Re: Easy Grommet Repair

Postby colemadad » Sun May 30, 2010 7:04 pm

Not sure that I get it - can you include a pic of the washers as-is before they were drilled?

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Re: Easy Grommet Repair

Postby WingAdmin » Mon May 31, 2010 8:00 am

I think he meant faucet washer, and they're just rubber washers that look like this:
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Re: Easy Grommet Repair

Postby colemadad » Mon May 31, 2010 8:02 am

Ah ok. I was trying to see something chrome.... Thanks

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Re: Easy Grommet Repair

Postby WingAdmin » Mon May 31, 2010 8:02 am

When I put my trunk rack on, I was a little worried about the size of the washers:

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I went to the hardware store and bought some larger fender washers and matching rubber washers to work as grommets:

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