Loose door holder rivets - Fiberglass RV


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Old 07-22-2020, 01:40 PM   #1
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Loose door holder rivets

I figure water must be getting in behind these rivets (see picture) and going inside the door. I'm thinking that unless there is another way to do it, I should drill out these blind rivets, let them fall inside the door and re-rivet. But is there a better method? Thanks.
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Old 07-22-2020, 01:43 PM   #2
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Unless you can get to the inside of the door skin, you are correct you will have to drill and rivet. If you do, try to get closed-end rivets and put butyl tape on the flanges before riveting onto the door. That should seal everything up nicely for the future!
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