Another solution is low temp heat shrink tubing as used for
insulating electrical connections. Snug fit and removable as well.
On 23-Aug-08, at 7:59 PM, email@example.com wrote:
> Subject: Re: [TR] Triumph letter mounting TR4
> I like the 2-sided tape idea but if you do drill holes this is what I
> did to affix the letters:
> The old metal blind fixes (covered with plasticene) were too tedious
> to remove for routine wash & wax, yet I would get a wax build up and
> an uneven shine in the area around each letter.
> Using small sections of thick-walled small ID rubber tubing pressed on
> each post has held the letters (front & rear) quite securely for many
> miles -- yet it is easy to remove the letters for thorough detailing.
> Those who have seen the car will correctly suspect that this occurs
> about once a year on a daily driver.
> On the front letters I used just one piece of tubing for each letter,
> longer and shaped into a U to go over both posts. Probably would work
> on the rear but didn't figure that trick out until later.
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