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Everyone just use rivets when "molding" their sheet metal to the stock plastic box?

That the correct way of doing things... or just one way of forming the two together? sheet metal screws??
 

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thats one thin you can use, just make sure you silicone the pieces in between or after its all riveted together to make it as "air tight" as possible. ive seen sheet metal screws used as well
 

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thats one thin you can use, just make sure you silicone the pieces in between or after its all riveted together to make it as "air tight" as possible. ive seen sheet metal screws used as well

estimate on how long of screws? 1/2''? 1/4??

sheet metal thickness depending i know... say i were to use 1/8'' metal then the thickness of the plastic.. another 1/8'' roughly....Would 3/8" long screws will prob do it ?
 

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1/8" metal would be unnecessary, you could use 16 guage which is crazy thin and plenty strong for airbox appications and the 1/8" plastic wouldnt take but 1/4" rivets or 1/2" screws. as long as they dont get screwed in too fast and stripe out
 

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Sheet metal screws are supposed to have twice the length of the material thickness you're screwing together. So if you're screwing together two 1/8" thick pieces (1/4" total), you'd want a 1/2" long screw.
 
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