Everybody hates paying the high prices dealers charge for the special screws, fasteners, and clips that inevitably get lost or broken when working on the car. Below you will find some alternatives that are reasonably priced and can be ordered in small quantities without paying absurd shipping costs.
NOTE - Please review my rating system for these items. This is a "work in progress" and as I find new or better products I'll add them to this collection.
- As close as you can get to OEM for fit, finish, and durability. May be a different color if the fastener is hidden, but not if visible.
- Good replacement, installs easily and holds well but may not be an exact color match or may be a little finicky to use compared to OEM.
- An under par replacement part. It works but don't expect OEM durability. Plastic clips are likely to break after a couple uses.
Bag of 5. There are 9 of these rivets to secure the plastic splash pan under the engine. These replacement clips are decent quality, certainly better than other clips I've seen advertised on auction sites (see my..
Bag of 5. These are used in various places in the interior, such as the visible screws holding the radio console side panels on AP1 cars as well as many hidden locations to fasten interior panels behind the seats. ..
Bag of 5. These are used to secure the front spash pan to the botton of the bumper and around the engine (I counted 17 of them on my car). While these are not the OEM bolts they are a great match with a 10mm head..