Recommended weather seal rubber kits 240Z

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Recommended weather seal rubber kits 240Z

Post by annszcar » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:02 pm

From experience do you have any pointers as to which supplier has the best quality 240Z weather seal kits please?
http://www.thezstore.com
http://www.new-datsun-parts.com
http://www.zfactory.com.au
https://zcardepot.com

There may be other suppliers you can suggest please.

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Post by bernjean » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:29 pm

I would have to guess that they all come from the same manufacturer
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Post by Zhead » Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:06 pm

The issue to also consider is the best adhesive to use when installing them. A lot of aftermarket rubber seals have a high silicon content and does not seem to bond with the adhesives recommended. I have tried several on my door seals and the all come unstuck.

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Post by Moddy » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:31 am

I have a full set of seals supplied from MSA (thezstore.com) and they're fantastic. I dont know about any of the others but the door seals dont even need adhesive. They've been on the car for at least a couple years now and ive never had to touch them. I believe they're from a 200sx or possibly early rx7 so they're a modern single piece seal instead of the terrible old 2 piece seals the Z came with. The trunk seal is a little bit on the shit side though. Ive had to glue it back on at least twice since i replaced them and they're currently in need of it again as mentioned by another in this thread, i just cant seem to find a glue that will hold them down permanently. Maybe i need to be more ruthless with my glue selection.
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Post by bernjean » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:03 am

When the seals are made they retain oil from the moulding process it is necessary to degrease them to remove the oil. Even warm them up a bit to help release the lubricants then clean down with prepsol
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Post by annszcar » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:55 am

Thanks heaps for the information. Appreciated.

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