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02-18-2013 01:36 PM
Patrick H I'd use ( I do use) 316 stainless steel button head screws and stainless nylon lock nuts for this type of application.
02-18-2013 01:25 PM
AlexS Thanks Jerry, bolts it will be!
02-18-2013 01:23 PM
Jerry Bransford Look up into the area the gas filler hoses are in by unfastening the fiber/cardboard cover that covers both bottom rear corners of the tub. Push-in plastic retainers hold them shut. Once you open the flap, you can see how much room you'll have & how long your screws can be. Personally, I'd use nuts & bolts for that type of installation & not self-tapping screws.
02-18-2013 01:11 PM
Drilling into tub

Well I plan to make a trunk/lid this week and was wondering if there are any problems or worries with drilling into the tub, especially on the gas filler side. I plan on using self tapping screws. What would be a good length? The lid is going to be to lock the back while the seat is up.

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