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Old 08-24-2015, 08:50 AM   #1
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Tire Cover Grommet Repair

Not sure if others have the same problem I have with the RV Tire Covers with the grommets tearing out.



Here’s a repair method that I’ve found that holds up.

Supplies needed include:
1. Grommet Kit with 3/8” Grommets
2. EternaBond Tape



1. I cut ~2”x2” squares of the EternaBond Tape



2. I cover the Tire Cover Hole (where the grommet ripped out) on each side with the 2”x2” squares of the EternaBond Tape.
Tire Cover Inside:

Tire Cover Outside:



3. I use the punch of the Grommet Kit to make a new hole through the EternaBond Tape.
Grommet Kit Punch:

New Tire Cover Hole:



4. I insert the grommet assembly into the newly created hole and position the grommet kits flaring tool and base.
Note: I have the grommet flaring on the inside of the tire cover.
Grommet Assembly Positioned:

Grommet Kit Flaring Tool:



5. I attach the grommet assembly using the flaring tool and I have a new grommet added to the tire cover.
New Tire Cover Grommet Inside:

New Tire Cover Grommet Outside:



This has proven to be a good repair method that lasts.

Hope someone found this post useful and informative.
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Old 08-24-2015, 03:34 PM   #2
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Thanks PT
This sure saves a lot of money by not having to buy new ones. Just got reacquainted with the site. Good to hear from the old timers.
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Yes, thanks for sharing. The pictures of your process is top notch!
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