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I used stainless steel nuts bolts and lock washers that fit in the existing rivet holes.

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Housekeeping (Moderator) Making a Stovebolt Bed & Paint and Body Shop Forums
I recall that #10 machine screws fit the existing holes.


Kevin
Newest Project - 51 Chevy 3100 work truck. Photos [flickr.com]
#2 - '29 Ford pickup restored from the ground up.
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Yes they do!

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'Bolter
We used to do a lot of "smoothie" hoods but it has kind of died out. We welded the rear cross member to the underside of hood and fabricated a center cross member. Allowed a full week for welding and cooling. About a 1/4 to 3/8 bead maximum with cool to room temp between beads. Very little warp and good hood fit. Picture is of a 49 that was taken to show one piece windshield but hood shown also.

[img]https://i.postimg.cc/WdCXDw2x/one-piece-windshield-001.jpg[/img] [postimg.cc]

[img]https://i.postimg.cc/fJkcxSgs/one-piece-windshield-002.jpg[/img] [postimg.cc]


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That image hosting website is hot trash
Please never use it again
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