Floor mat tethers - sorted (hopefully)

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Gordon13
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  Z3 roadster 2.2i

Floor mat tethers - sorted (hopefully)

Post by Gordon13 » Sat 15 Sep, 2018 21:08

Further to my earlier post, I had a little time to try some things to repair the floor mat tethers that have pulled out of the carpet and no longer secure.
This is what I came up with and hopefully will prove to be a permanent fix.

I used a rubber wiring grommet like this - ID 7mm, OD14mm, and the 'groove' 12mm
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The carpet clips are a good fit and can be screwed in
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Fit the grommet into the hole in the carpet. It is a really tight fit, use a screwdriver to ease it in. It took some time to get it in just gently helping it with the screwdriver.
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Result, clips are really tight - I couldn't pull them out.
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Hope that helps some members.

Gordon
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mrscalex
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Re: Floor mat tethers - sorted (hopefully)

Post by mrscalex » Sat 15 Sep, 2018 22:04

Very good :)
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2001 Z3 2.2 Topaz Blue (Trudy) - Keeper rebuilt from a write-off
2002 Z3 2.2 Titan Silver (Cookies) - Keeper rebuilt having been bought with a seized engine
2002 Z3 3.0 Sapphire Black (Peanut) - Keeper awaiting rebuilding having been bought as an abandoned project
Plus Willy, Kodak & Maycee - All 2.2 Sport projects. Yes, 6 is a lot of Z3s :)
Always happy to try and help with spares :)

petecossie
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Re: Floor mat tethers - sorted (hopefully)

Post by petecossie » Sat 15 Sep, 2018 23:00

Great little fix, should help a few people who may have the same problem.
Pete C

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