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Plus 2 door sealing

PostPost by: mcclelland » Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:35 pm

Hello all,
I am just putting my doors back together. Unfortunatly I didn't take them apart. Amongst the bits I have are two balls of black stuff resembling plasticine or putty. I know this is used to seal the areas between door and window frame, but I don't know which areas it seals, wher to place it.
Can anyone help....details or pictures please.
Many thanks in advance, best regards, George.
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:26 am

I had a black putty of some kind sealing the gap between the front quarter window and the door. It had gone very hard and had to be carefully chipped out to remove the window frame.


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PostPost by: Chrispy » Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:51 am

I was reading the workshop manual yesterday (just quarintine things :lol: ) and in the Body section there was some detail about sealant in some particular places. Worth having a read.
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