Chrome Screws for Sport Mirrors - Home Depot?

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  1. Buck62

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    Hey all...
    Is anyone using non-factory screws and nuts to secure their side sport mirrors? I'm more concerned about any reasons to 'not' use certain screws and nuts.
    Must they be factory?

    Thanks in advance!
     
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    The factory used a rivnut / nutsert fixed to the door skin and a 10/24 screw. Staying with the factory way makes it easy to take the mirror off should you need to service or fix it. As there is no need to pull the door panel (like you would if you had a nut in there to secure)

    The nutserts are actually easy to install and a I have done dozens of them. The only way I could see not doing it with the nutsert is if the hole is damaged and requires use of a washer and nut.
     
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    I suggest using stainless machine screws(y)
     
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