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Haha, just found out I broke two carpet buttons.

One the male part is broken and one the male part is broken.

going to just put the non broken button on the non broken thread, but super glue the crap out of the two broken bits.

Unless someone has a better suggestion?
 

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Yes. The bottom of the car is where the female end of the carpet button is attached. Use aluminum rivets to put the new buttons in place. It's a ten minute job once you acquire the rivet tool, drill bit and aluminum rivets.

The good news is it's a permanent fix.
 

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The fasttoys option is pretty awesome. I have a set in green and are still unscratched with people stepping all over them.
 

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The good news is that the replacement bottom piece comes with an aluminum rivet to be able to perform the entire replacement job.
Where did you get them that came with rivets? Just got TTT bases and there are no rivets - which would really help given the weird size stickers.
 

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Mylotusgarage.com has the oem plastic bases and rivets. They are not a normal rivet. The ones you get have a wide, round flange at the head where it goes through the button base. It covers more area in the base so it is less likely to break the base. My original base was also super glued.

Where did you get them that came with rivets? Just got TTT bases and there are no rivets - which would really help given the weird size stickers.
 
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