Best adhesive for seals, mainly engine bay

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Best adhesive for seals, mainly engine bay

Postby Troopy » 23 Sep 2018, 15:53

Any advice on this guys?

I am assuming that the engine bay seal would need something that wouldn't go brittle with heat
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Re: Best adhesive for seals, mainly engine bay

Postby R0B » 23 Sep 2018, 15:55

I used a contact adhesive a few years ago, everything is still stuck down.
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Re: Best adhesive for seals, mainly engine bay

Postby Troopy » 23 Sep 2018, 15:57

R0B wrote:I used a contact adhesive a few years ago, everything is still stuck down.


Cool, thanks.
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Re: Best adhesive for seals, mainly engine bay

Postby ash1293 » 23 Sep 2018, 19:51

Agree contact adhesive will work ok - personally i'd recommend evo-stick.
My seal for some reason was stuck to the hatch rather than the body - I presume this is wrong.
I've a new seal waiting to go on from brickwerks - strangely the genuine one was cheaper than non genuine!
Just need to figure out if the rounded side is faced down into recess or up to make contact with hatch - the latter makes more sense to me.
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Re: Best adhesive for seals, mainly engine bay

Postby itchyfeet » 23 Sep 2018, 19:58

+1 evostick
both sides and let it dry as stated on tin before bringing together
clean off old glue
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