Body, Paint & Styling Windshield seal

Discussion in '6th Generation (1997-2002)' started by Btppc, Wednesday 15th Apr, 2015.

  1. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Has anyone ever changed or fixed these rubber seals? Mine has decided to have an argument with the body and leave. Are they easy to put back or does the window need to come out? Starting to get on my wick this car. I know she's a bit of a fixer upper but coupled with her idling issues which I am yet to find a cure for....
    I thought I should start a new thread as I seem to be taking over @Chunkylover53's thread lol
     
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  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    I was just mulling moving over all your idle issue posts to a thread of it's own.

    (Sorry, don't which seal you are talking about, so can't assist there)
     
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  3. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    That would be appreciated, thanks
     
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  4. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    It's the one that hold the windshield in place btw
     
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  6. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Thanks very much
     
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  7. exec Premium Member Club Supporter

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    Do you mean the weather strips that sit between the windows? or the big rubber seals on the front windscreens?
     
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  8. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Rubber seals
     
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  9. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    It just seems they're too big for the gap!
     
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  10. exec Premium Member Club Supporter

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    Perhaps the windscreen was replaced at some point and wasn't fitted correctly. Not sue if its a screen out and whole refit job.
     
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  11. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Brilliant, might accidentally smash it and pay the 70 quid excess
     
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  12. exec Premium Member Club Supporter

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    Might increase your insurance premiums, shouldn't be too expensive for a refit though, you don't need a new screen, probably could just strip the current one and refit just the seal yourself, hopefully someone more knowledgeable can advise.
     
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  14. Harvey Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    a friend of mine had this issue when she tool her car (my dads former Renault Espace) through West Midlands Safari park, and the monkeys ripped the seal out. She was told to use Tiger Seal to stick it back in with, but I am not sure how relevent that might be in your situation.
     
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  15. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Ok thanks for that, will have a look
     
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  16. Harvey Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    your welcome.
     
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  17. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    I've been reccomended to use sikaflex marine sealent , hopefully it'll work I've got the tiger seal on order as well, one of the will work, hopefully lol
     
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  18. Harvey Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    either would work to be honest. Marine is probably salt water resistant, but i know lots of people who have used Tiger seal to affix car body kit and its not moved.
     
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  19. Btppc Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Quite a while ago, but mega busy at work, but tiger seal seems to have done the trick, it's quite messy and I'll clean it up at some point. Thanks guys
     
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