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Old 04-12-2018, 10:24 AM   #1
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Default 1940 convertible windshield leaks

Windshield leaking on this convertible. Any tips or tricks to keep it dry? Got a new seal coming from Steele rubber supply, but was wondering about sealer, do you need it, and if so what kind, where do you put it? Asking for a friend. thanks....
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Old 04-12-2018, 01:59 PM   #2
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Windshield leaking on this convertible. Any tips or tricks to keep it dry? Got a new seal coming from Steele rubber supply, but was wondering about sealer, do you need it, and if so what kind, where do you put it? Asking for a friend. thanks....
Be careful with sealers not designed specifically for automotive glass. "Regular" silicone will (de)laminate the glass.
My guess says that the new rubber will take care of any leaks.
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Old 04-12-2018, 02:27 PM   #3
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Default Re: 1940 convertible windshield leaks

When I replaced the seal around the windshield of my '46, the very bottom left hand corner would leak only if I was driving the car. I used Permatex Windshield and Glass Sealant. It worked for me.
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Old 04-12-2018, 02:38 PM   #4
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I see woodiewagon46 beat me to it! I had this Permatex black recommended to me and it worked great on my 40 convert vent windows:

https://www.oreillyauto.com/detail/b/permatex-4569/chemicals---fluids-16461/glues--adhesives---sealants-19861/weatherstripping-adhesive-17688/0b8c586c08df/permatex-black-5-ounce-black-super-weatherstrip-adhesive/81850/4610266
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thanks for the suggestions!
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