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Weatherstrip treatment

2070 Views 5 Replies 4 Participants Last post by  chuckbutcher
About a week ago I finally got the GM advised weatherstrip treatment. GM# 12371287, Super Lube with PTFE and applied to all weatherstrips. There are a few feet of it. Seemed to increase softness and resiliance, definitely removed the UV damaged "grey." Don't get it on your paint, it's a PIA to get off, and the "grey" from UV damage transfers along with it - looks poor on yellow. They also seem to think it's bad for you, skin, eyes, etc. I didn't have a good alternative to fingertip so I suppose I'm polluted now.

I can't speak to the long term benefits, short term it's helped. But considering the number of feet of stripping and the absolute importance of it's being intact I'm willing to take GM's advice. I've actually given some thought to buying the complete stripping kit and storing it, I'll wait and see what happens with SSR production.
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Would it help to....

Really, How hard is it to clean the overspill?

Care to make a guess if it would be less work to mask and remove tape instead of cleaning?

I'm pretty sure it's more work to mask compleatly, but maybe masking the visible areas only...
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