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Old 05-06-2018, 12:13 AM   #124 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by California98Civic View Post
Plumbers's tape will tend to flex out of shape. It's not rigid enough.
Even if it's folded over itself for double thickness before using?

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I copied MetroMPG and used copper pipe, cut and hammered into shape, for the clips. I also made some clips from used aluminium gum boxes. When I folded them to create rigid reinforcement in the folds they held alright. I still use a couple that have been on the car maybe two years.
Copper...pipe? Did you have to hammer it flat?

How about something like these flat copper bars?

EDIT: Oh on another note, how about something radical like this?:

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