[T3] Source for '69 Taillight Rubber Seal

Brian Fye bfye at canyonville.net
Mon Apr 9 10:49:10 PDT 2012

I actually quit running the rubber seals after having several fail in less
than 10 months.  My cars that still have them are wearing pieces that are
more than 15 years old.

On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 10:14 AM, Gary Forsmo <gbforsmo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Any suggestions for a vendor that sells GOOD quality and "fit"
> (repro?) Taillight Rubber Seals for my '69 Squareback?
> I've been "nursing" along my original Taillight Rubber Seals, for
> years now.  But the "V"-shaped ends are splitting more and more, each
> time the car is "cleaned".  Seems like my "helpers" aren't as careful
> about the details, as I am.
> And with my "anality" ... I sometimes remove the red lens; remove the
> taillight assembly from the body; remove the rubber gasket; .... to
> get a good coat of Carnauba Wax on the painted surface of the fender,
> under the seal.  Then reassemble everything.  And, I supposed that
> contributes to the flexing (and destruction) of the 42-year-old
> rubber, too.
> So-o-o-o ... any suggestion for who sells taillight rubber seals.  My
> sources may be outdated.
> Gary "Frito" - '69 Variant, FI, MT
> Rockport, TX (winter)
> Lake Geneva, WI (summer)
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Brian Fye
Canyonville Christian Academy
541 839 4401 ext. 110
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