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Old 03-05-2012, 12:27 PM   #1
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Default Flex seal rubberized stop leak in a can!

link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=0wHGYzHygzY

has anyone tried this on their weather stripping? i was thinking about buying this and spraying it on my 15-17yr old targa top seal. or is it a bad idea? lmk
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Try it and report back. Be a pioneer!
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Default Re: Flex seal rubberized stop leak in a can!

ill see since they have a "as seen on tv" store couple miles away from home. i got a mad leak on both sides of the targa top towards the top middle of the window and also leaking from the trim on the a pillars. since its only 15bucks ill give it a shot today.
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Default Re: Flex seal rubberized stop leak in a can!

ghetto rig methods.....leads to GHETTO RIG looking results.

Hence my sig.
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Old 03-05-2012, 01:01 PM   #5
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Default Re: Flex seal rubberized stop leak in a can!

Save some money and get some underbody sealant.
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Old 03-05-2012, 01:18 PM   #6
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Default Re: Flex seal rubberized stop leak in a can!

If you want to "recondition" the seal, use silicone or 'dielectric' grease.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-Hond...item5d2fdea1d2

Or the same thing in a bigger package:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...id=p3286.m1934

If your seal is already trashed, spray away, but test it on a neighbor's car first.
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Old 03-05-2012, 01:25 PM   #7
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Default Re: Flex seal rubberized stop leak in a can!

This is one of those times when I think you should just replace. Old rubber no matter what you do to it is a band aid at best.

Wasting money on products to just pay for the part later on.
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Hence my sig.
If you want to give me 600 + dollars to buy just two new seals (+ 2 more for the targa and then some clips) then paypal me some money. this is a temp repair until i get new ones. How is this ghetto rig?
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Default Re: Flex seal rubberized stop leak in a can!

This stuff replaced the entire gasket on old sunroof, and looks great when it's dry. My buddy claims he patched a tire with it (Not sure until I try it myself, but based on the quality I wouldn't doubt it. I'll be going over my whole car with it this summer before a full body line-x. paid $13/can at dollar general, well worth it. It responds to sanding very well once dry too. and waterproof tight seal.

Count on a permanent fix though, as it doesn't wash off easily.
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I was thinking about doing that too. I carry tools in my trunk and they're all starting to rust. Wouldn't be a permanent fix just something to stop it until I could afford a proper fix. Lemme know how it works out for you.
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Any update?

Just purchased this and was planning on going this route.

Already bought the Flex Seal and thought about using a food coloring with water to see where the water leaks.
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You can get the same stuff made by rustoleum for 5 bucks at homedepot
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