My tonneau (original, I believe) has plain grommets on the front.
But you have
to stretch it a bit to attach them to the pegs,
and it stays on no problem.
My biggest complaint is that the rough bottom of the grommet scratches
paint on the air vents...
--- On Fri, 5/22/09, Stuart
Greenwood <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Stuart Greenwood
> Subject: [Spits] Tonneau cover attachment
> Date: Friday, May 22, 2009, 12:50 AM
> I have an
original factory tonneau
> which at the front has metal eye holes
> where it
slips of the pegs on the top of the dash.
> But it tends to fly off in
wind. To me this can only work if the tonneau is
> a tight fit so the eyes
hold fast beneath the lip on the pegs. Is this
> correct or am I missing some
> kind of fastener? Maybe like the ones used on some
> TR2/3s which have a
> clip on each side of the part attached to the tonneau
> so the
> compresses as it slips over the lip on the pegs and then
back to grip
> the peg
> Stuart a Greenwood
> 71 Mk IV Spitfire, 71Mk 1
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