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PNM Window Seals

Postby MGMoore » Sat 02.01.2021, 14:02

Finally got the old door external window seal out after dismantling most of the door only to find the new seals are nothing like the originals. I have read the post by WeinLot but while helping to some extent doesn’t help me now.

The original seals have 6 fixing holes and the PNM ones have 10, only the front and rear line up, the rest are miles out.

Has anyone else encountered this? My only thoughts are that I will have to drill the inner door skin and make some new access holes and pilot drill some new fixing holes?

I would attach a photo but can’t see how to.
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby Fredjohn » Sat 02.01.2021, 14:36

Have you read the WikiLEC write-up?

See here

Also sure others have fitted them. Try searching for other posts.
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby Rusty Wishbone » Sun 03.01.2021, 23:03

I didn't have any trouble with mine. They did need trimming, but I think only at one end. Maybe they got muddled up with seals for a different model of car.
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby Rambo » Mon 04.01.2021, 10:57

Ditto. No problems. That was about 4 years ago
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby MGMoore » Thu 07.01.2021, 13:05

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Finally worked out how to attach a picture so you can see the difference with the seals
As you can see the old seal was very different
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby RonR » Thu 07.01.2021, 13:40

My original 1992 seals have the screw holes in the same place as the PNM ones.
From the opera glass headlights it looks like you have a very early car, so perhaps a change to the seals was made early in production?
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby roy666 » Thu 07.01.2021, 14:50

Hi MG..I replaced mine with PNM's..and they didn't line up at all. However, the holes for the self tapping screws in the door edges were busted/flaking away, so I reinforced the inside of the edges with a long strip of GRP. A bit fiddley but well worth it, then you can drill your own holes and makes a tighter/stronger seal. best of luck. M
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby MGMoore » Thu 07.01.2021, 16:46

Yes it is a pre production model, it was one of the early press cars, so I might find quite a few differences as I go through it.

I did have to fiberglass quite a bit on the inner parts of the door where the original screws and rivets had been, so made it stronger and made some new holes to fix it.

I now need to get it out of the garage, turn it round and repeat the fun on the passenger door.

Thanks Mark
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby tigerdog » Fri 08.01.2021, 16:10

MGMoore wrote:Yes it is a pre production model, it was one of the early press cars, so I might find quite a few differences as I go through it.


Paging Specky! Paging Mr. Speck! Specky is the resident expert on preproduction and early cars. I'm sure he'll tell you LOTS of differences to expect.
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby GeoffSmith » Fri 08.01.2021, 17:11

This one Mark?
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Re: PNM Window Seals

Postby Specky » Fri 08.01.2021, 19:47

tigerdog wrote:
MGMoore wrote:Yes it is a pre production model, it was one of the early press cars, so I might find quite a few differences as I go through it.


Paging Specky! Paging Mr. Speck! Specky is the resident expert on preproduction and early cars. I'm sure he'll tell you LOTS of differences to expect.


That’ll be car PB14 (Car Number 14 off the production line).

This is gonna sound Geeky, could I have the engine serial number please?

The car is on my database, but I have a hole for the Engine No.

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