I was thinking that the issue was with the part of the snap that is attached to
the hood, not the car. Was I wrong or does the plastic washer under the stud
help that also? Anyway, my local TruValue has them in their drawers of loose
hardware pieces. I just brought one of the studs with me and got a bunch of
whatever size seemed to fit best.
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From: "Randall" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Also the metal snaps that
> > were standard on TR-4s and 4a's tended to bite into the paint allowing
> > rust to begin to form.
> I've seen it suggested to add a small plastic washer under the "lift the
> dot" studs for that reason ... probably would work for snaps as well. I'm
> not sure what size would be appropriate, but I'll bet McMaster-Carr has them
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