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Old 08-27-2009, 10:08 AM   #1
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What do you guys use on your vettes for preventive maintenance to keep a nice seal and so the seals won't crack/leak over time
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I use what the "owners manual" says die-electric silicone grease
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2009 Owners Manual also recommends "GM Weatherstrip Lube". I tried it. It's expensive (list $75 for SMALL bottle), runny, and doesn't seem to do as good a job as the dielectric silicone grease. It won't attract dirt like the grease, but it wants to run down the side windows and smear them.
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I use Aerospace 303 Cleaner to clean the seals and 1Z Gummi Pflege Rubber Protection to condition them.
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I use Malco spray cleaner. Then Malco PB-2. Same thing for ALL
rubber Vinyl and leather. The stuff can make rock hard rubber soft again!
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What do you guys use on your vettes for preventive maintenance to keep a nice seal and so the seals won't crack/leak over time


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Die electric grease.
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That's the stuff I tried, and was highly unimpressed.
See post #4.
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