<Anyone know how these rivets are used to attach the door checkstrap
retainer? They don't have the typical rivet shank on them that pulls
into the gun and then snaps off - instead, they have a hollow sleeve
where you would think the shank would go. >
Yes. You strike the hollow end with a mandrel to expand it and flatten it
out. Not easy when in the car - what engineer thought of that?
That's why an alternate is offered: a clevis pin and a cotter pin of proper
Peter Arakelian - '71 TR6, Daily Driver