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Old 07-23-2011, 06:17 PM   #1
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window seals

This has probably been covered before but I can't find anything. Does anyone sell some kind of rubber conditioner to keep the window seals from getting hard? I have noticed on my camaro that when I wash it, water sometime appears on the inside of the window by the seals. Its not enough to worry about but I can imagine 5 years from now. The rubber getting all hard and cracked from sitting out in the sun. Then you will have a leak. What's good for the seals? Thanks
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Old 07-23-2011, 08:06 PM   #2
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Silicon spray on cloth, wipe on rubber seals...that's what I do.
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Old 07-23-2011, 10:06 PM   #3
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Ive been told to do that at least twice a year to all the seals
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Old 07-24-2011, 12:40 AM   #4
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im getting mine fixed bc it literally came off. it also used to leak a little and then it slowly progressed. ive had my car for 5 months. its a factory error
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Old 07-24-2011, 06:35 AM   #5
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Krytox is the best but it is not cheap. GM recomends it.

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Old 07-26-2011, 10:05 AM   #6
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I've been using plain old silicone spray does years and it does an amazing job for about 2.50 a can and some elbow grease.
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Old 07-26-2011, 10:41 AM   #7
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Permatex dielectric grease. It is a silicone grease. You can get a tube of it at any auto parts store or walmart.
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:10 AM   #8
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Armor All protectant is all you need. That rubber will stay supple forever and NEVER crack. I guarantee it.
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