Tesla: Using Flow Form Rivets

Tesla covers flow form rivets in the vehicle-specific Tesla Collision Repair Procedures ➤ Approved Parts, Tools, And Supplies ➤ Using Flow Form Rivets. The document covers when to use flow form rivets, how to choose which rivet to use (along with part numbers), and how to prepare the panels for installation.

Tesla states: "Flow form rivets can also be used as an alternative to self-piercing rivets (SPRs) in any Tesla structural repair procedure that specifies the use of SPRs. This includes situations where there might not be sufficient room for the installation of SPRs because panels have been previously replaced.".

Always refer to the vehicle-specific Tesla Collision Repair Procedures for the most current information for repairing Tesla vehicles.

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