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  1. Stripped radio fascia captive nut- make your own replacement

    This is the original fascia nut and odd looking squarish washer that came out with it:

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    One of the captive nuts on the fascia on my car was stripped out so to fix that I made my own captive nut by cutting a rectangle shape out of a repair metal from Thrifty hardware and drilling and tapping it for the 4MM original machine screw. I used a bench grinder to make the new nut have the same size as the original and to have the beveled edges the ...

    Updated 08-30-2014 at 03:20 PM by Mikes Z car