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Re: A Tale of Two Patricians
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PackardDon
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On the antenna bezel, both Max Merritt’s Fred Bruner and Steele’s Don Neil say that the oval pad with the bezel inserted into its shallow recess goes on top of the round grommet inserted into the fender’s hole but how can that be when the pad is so much larger?

Please someone tell me what I am doing wrong!

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Posted on: 5/17 16:24
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Are you meant to insert the grommet first then insert the insert into the grommet?

Posted on: 5/21 7:51
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PackardDon
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The larger piece is just a pad while the round one is the actual grommet that is inserted into the fender. In order to install the larger one first, it would have to be stretched considerably to go over it. Also, the oval pad has a recess for the plastic bezel to nest into so obviously needs to go immediately below the bezel.

Posted on: 5/21 11:10
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PackardDon
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I have a piece of a very old, brittle pad from my parts car and it is definitely like the thinner oval one EXCEPT that is has a slot for holding it in the fender. Remnants of the rubber are even stuck to the flange on top of the antenna tube. Both Steele and Max Merritt say they've sold a lot of the two-piece type and if so, I would love to know how people used them!

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Posted on: 5/24 12:31
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I would also love to know how the replacement rubber is being used. Mine is missing, so buying from Steele/Max Merritt has been on my list.

-Kevin

Posted on: 5/24 13:30
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