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#1 Toranamat69

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 08:59 PM

Has anyone tried using a different style of seal for the hatch?

 

I have a fibreglass hatch I am fitting up and I don't think it looks strong enough to use the original rubber seal so I need something softer.

 

Was thinking something like this

 

http://www.ebay.com....=STRK:MEBIDX:IT

 

or this

 

http://www.ebay.com....=STRK:MEBIDX:IT

 

That could work for 3 sides but I am not sure how I would do the edge at the back of the car.

 

Let me know what you have tried.

 

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 11:21 AM

G'day Matt, Better auto rubber do a hole heap of different rubber profiles. Some with a single rubber flap including a slip on section for the pinch weld. I think they also have a partner company in Qld, not sure if they go under the same name.    



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Posted 22 April 2017 - 11:40 AM

There's also a company called: Spectrum Rubber and Panels Pty Ltd

 

They're in Western Sydney, can get you a phone number if you like but these rubber mobs don't seem too interested in maintaining websites...

 

http://autorubbers.com.au/

 

http://www.spectrumrubber.com.au/

 

I have the PDF catalog from Spectrum but it's too big to attach here, I can upload it somewhere if you want?



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Posted 22 April 2017 - 11:50 AM

Eh, you're probably gonna ask anyway so here's the cattledog...

 

http://www.mediafire...r_Catalogue.pdf

 

...and here's the address and phone number...

 

Spectrum Rubber and Panels Pty Ltd

4/4 Appin Pl, Dunheved Industrial Park,, St Marys, NSW 2760

(02) 9623 5333



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Posted 26 April 2017 - 02:12 PM

Thanks for the suggestions. I'll have to go sift through the rubber stores and try a few. I am hoping not to have to modify the channel in the car so I can go back to original if need be.

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 07:10 AM

Try pin the Rubber Shop man down in his Brendale shop.
Normally pretty helpful and plenty of options you might be able to adapt.
https://www.facebook...36929506381862/




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