Are these seals available? (Door)

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Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby lotos » Tue 12.09.2017, 14:26

Both of these seals, while working fine, could look better. Are they available for replacement? Both the one on the door and the matching one on the body. Thanks!

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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby theelanman » Tue 12.09.2017, 15:19

MAIN DOOR SEAL L/H A100V0115F (up to vin M 8161) £207+vat
MAIN DOOR SEAL L/H C100V0115F (vin. M8161 on) £224+vat
HOOD STOWAGE COVER SEAL D100V0119F (M8161 on) £135+vat

that was all I could find on S&J's........no R.H door stuff
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby HJ2 » Tue 12.09.2017, 15:41

£224+vat for a little piece of BBQ-ed sponge sprayed with plasti dip? :shock: :wtf: :smt022
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby lotos » Thu 14.09.2017, 16:36

Given my seals are in decent condition, is it possible to repair the surface for appearance sake? Has anyone tried a product or technique that works? Thanks.
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby simonbuk » Thu 14.09.2017, 17:57

And none of those seals are anything to do with those bits in the photo are they ?
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby novacaine » Fri 15.09.2017, 12:14

lotos wrote:Given my seals are in decent condition, is it possible to repair the surface for appearance sake? Has anyone tried a product or technique that works? Thanks.


A little Sikaflex to fill the gaps and maybe some spray on rubber to coat the whole seal?

I've been looking at mine and thinking the same thing. I know Jamie N managed to make some rubber door seals as replacements, but im pretty sure the other seal may be Jamie's last task ;)
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby TrevorB » Fri 15.09.2017, 14:09

lotos wrote:Given my seals are in decent condition, is it possible to repair the surface for appearance sake? Has anyone tried a product or technique that works? Thanks.


You might also like to try 'Sugru', it's a mouldable rubber glue a bit like playdo. Do a search on google (there are other search engines available!) You can
purchase it from Amazon or ebay.

I've used it and found it very good for exactly that sort of problem.


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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby Dom » Fri 15.09.2017, 21:01

I've also found Sugru very effective. It's even a very good colour match.
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby Fredjohn » Fri 15.09.2017, 22:06

Sugru readily available from your local cheapo Wilko store!
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby Giniw » Fri 15.09.2017, 22:34

It seems available in small quantities/patches only though, isn't it?
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby Saltire » Fri 15.09.2017, 22:41

Yes, because an opened pack won't keep. You buy several small amounts, each in its own sealed pack, and then use one (or more) as and when you need to. It reacts with air and is pliable for about half an hour or 40 minutes before it sets hard.
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby Giniw » Fri 15.09.2017, 22:43

That makes sense, thanks, but it's a pity when you need a large amount, because small tabs still seem expensive.
I gather there must be a cheaper product to mould a rubber like thing (polyurethane based probably?)
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby Neil D. » Sat 16.09.2017, 17:09

Several options spotted at Brands during the festival
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Re: Are these seals available? (Door)

Postby clemo » Sun 17.09.2017, 19:44

Many years ago i used silkaflex and cling film over the top of it .
It lasted many years . The cling film over the top made it easy to fettle the silkaflex without leaving finger prints or marks in it .
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