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Old 5th April 2013, 14:15   #1
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Default Saloon Rear Light Seals - Remanufacture

As you probably know, the rear light seals often fail and then let water into the boot. Part of the problem is that the seals have a bonded join which can split. Repairs usually involve rebonding this join and then reversing the seal to avoid compression where the light has been tightened down onto the seal.

I've now invested in a tool which will stamp the seals out of sheet material in one piece, with no joint. The new seals are manufactured in a closed-cell neoprene which does not hold water, and all the mounting holes exactly match the original items.

I am waiting for delivery of the first production batch. They will be available for members shortly. I will sell them in pairs so that you get a complete car set. The price is (I think ) very reasonable at £10.00 per pair plus £2.50 postage. The OEM price is £16.85 each plus carriage!

Here is a photo of the first off. All the holes are present although the three small holes on the tongues don't show clearly in the photo.



The inital order is for 125 sets so the tooling cost becomes reasonable.I'll start a list if people are interested.

Here is the start of the list. Once the seals are ready I will notify anyone who is interested about payment

DefibDuncan 1 set
Wraymond 1 set
Championdaddy 2 sets
Reebs 2 sets
ianfletcher 1 set
riclin 1 set
reworht 1 set
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Old 5th April 2013, 14:36   #2
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Think you'll get rather a good response to your latest project Jeremy
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Old 5th April 2013, 14:48   #3
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Coooh. Yes please............ Look neater and better than the pair I made with my handy scissors. Working though, but these are great. Col.
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Old 5th April 2013, 15:05   #4
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2 sets please !!!!!!!!
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Old 5th April 2013, 15:10   #5
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Excellent work Jeremy, I'll take 2 sets please
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1 set for me please
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Old 5th April 2013, 15:14   #7
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As you probably know, the rear light seals often fail and then let water into the boot. Part of the problem is that the seals have a bonded join which can split. Repairs usually involve rebonding this join and then reversing the seal to avoid compression where the light has been tightened down onto the seal.

I've now invested in a tool which will stamp the seals out of sheet material in one piece, with no joint. The new seals are manufactured in a closed-cell neoprene which does not hold water, and all the mounting holes exactly match the original items.

I am waiting for delivery of the first production batch. They will be available for members shortly. I will sell them in pairs so that you get a complete car set. The price is (I think ) very reasonable at £10.00 per pair plus £2.50 postage. The OEM price is £16.85 each plus carriage!

Here is a photo of the first off. All the holes are present although the three small holes on the tongues don't show clearly in the photo.



The inital order is for 125 sets so the tooling cost becomes reasonable.I'll start a list if people are interested.

Here is the start of the list. Once the seals are ready I will notify anyone who is interested about payment

DefibDuncan 1 set
Wraymond 1 set
Championdaddy 2 sets
riclin 1 set please
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And a set for me too please!
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A set for me please Jez
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