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I'm editing this post to show others method's of rivet removal;

alwaysFlOoReD-grinder
Grind an X in the head of the rivet, I used a 4.5" angle grinder with a new disc first, then switched to an old disc to get in deeper with out touching the frame too much. You may not have to, depending where on the frame you're working;


I use a round,flat [like a pin punch] punch and a 2lb hammer to remove whats left of the rivet;

Don't worry if you don't get every last little piece, you should still be able to drive the rivet through to the other side.


From members of another forum;

B&G_Automotive-torch, air hammer
"For those since they are countersunk I would use a cutting torch to burn them out."
"For ones on a flat surface I just use a chisel bit in my Snap-On PH3050A air hammer and pound them right off without even cutting them up first."

twoII86-drill
"Drill the center out about 3/4 of the way with a 5/32 drill bit, then up size that hole with a drill bit that is the same size as the rivet. then take a punch that size place partially in the hole and pry/pop off the head of the hammer [rivet?] away."

Hope this helps,
Richard
 

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Great writeup! I'll add it to the Tech Section within the next couple days!
 

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Meh, I had a few minutes now... haha
 
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