70-72 GS hood grille/scoops

Discussion in 'Chassis restoration' started by LandYacht, Dec 12, 2018.

  1. LandYacht

    LandYacht Well-Known Member

    How do you fasten the grilles to the plastic inserts on these hood scoops? In other words - how do you use the pins on these grilles to secure them to the inserts? As for the scoops themselves - were they just attached to the hood tabs with sheet metal/self tapping screws from the bottom? Thanks for helping a noob. I've never actually seen this hood fully assembled!

    IMG_3674.jpg IMG_3676.jpg Grill Top.jpg
  2. guyver002

    guyver002 Well-Known Member

  3. Stage 2 iron

    Stage 2 iron Nice Chevelle LOL

    Contact Todd Miller a.k.a. (Todd GS) die cast muscle cars. Here on the board, he will have all the correct fasteners for your project.
  4. copperheadgs1

    copperheadgs1 copperheadgs1

    10C699EC-4D1D-48EF-A070-573BE4FDEA5E.jpeg Speed nuts and screws.
    8 screws of one type
    8 screws of 2nd type
    8 speed nuts
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2018
  5. ToddsGS

    ToddsGS Founders Club Member

    I do stock all of these fasteners! (And 1,000s of other Buick Skylark, GS & GSX fasteners)




    A lot more Restoration Parts coming in 2019 ! ! ! (Full catalog)

  6. Bens99gtp

    Bens99gtp Well-Known Member

    the wrong ones can crack the fiberglass
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  7. LandYacht

    LandYacht Well-Known Member

    wow - thank you, all. I keep saying this - but I'll say it again: What a great group.
  8. copperheadgs1

    copperheadgs1 copperheadgs1

    They are all #8 screws. Just match length

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