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PostPosted: November 27, 2011, 7:35 pm 
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I'm looking for afforable Dzus or off-brand quarter-turn fasteners. Anyone have any good links or stores in mind? I'd be happy with used ones, frankly. I'm looking for this kind specifically.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dzus-Buttons-5- ... 4cf7fc34d7

After puting fasteners on the scuttle and the side panels, I think this type would be so much easier to work with, not to mention easier on the panels.

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PostPosted: November 27, 2011, 8:28 pm 
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Jack at Kinetic has Dzus fastners, although I don't know if he has this particular style. Also, you might try Bryke Fasteners, I think they have that style. They have a pretty informative web site.
http://www.dzusfasteners.ne


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PostPosted: November 27, 2011, 10:22 pm 
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Check Speedway Motors. About 30 bucks for 10. You have to purchase each part separately though. Problem is everything is sold in sets of 10. Not a problem if you need close to 10.

May also check http://www.racerpartswholesale.com

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PostPosted: November 27, 2011, 10:43 pm 
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Damn. That's still high. I need a lot more than 10, that's my problem. I have 6 per side panel, and I'd like at least 4-5 more on each panel. Plus at least six to ten for the tranny cover, and who knows how many for the rear fenders and mounting. I figure another 20 for the back end. 40-50 total at least, and I'd rather not spend 150-200 bucks on fasteners.

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PostPosted: November 27, 2011, 10:57 pm 
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Yo, Steyr-
Do they have to be Dzus fasteners? In my build, I'm using these http://www.mcmaster.com/#clip-on-nuts/=f4gmi1 to hold body parts (fenders, sidepods, etc) in place. If you can install the clip on the edge of whatever structure you were going to install the back part of the Dzus, it should work out... Just a thought... I can take some pictures of these things in place, if you like, just let me know.


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I prefer the quarter-turn over screws. I want the quick-change concept on most of the car.

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It would seem that your cost is doubled due to the spring loaded fastener you chose. If you just went with the 1/4 turn with a plastic retainer, it would be less expensive. It would also be less convenient to operate too. 1/4 turn fasteners are not 4inexpensive as you are finding out.

Try pricing from http://www.skybolt.com/Panel%20Fastener ... -22-11.pdf

Although they may not be much less, if any.

Any Chinese knock-off's around?

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PostPosted: April 18, 2013, 2:57 pm 
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Old thread, update for anyone interested

Behrent's is the manufacturer of Panel Fast 1/4 turn systems...

http://www.behrents.com/c/PAN.html


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