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Old 02-24-2013, 04:40 PM
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Hello..does anyone have a easy way to remove the small pebbles that gather between the lower rocker sill and the rear quarter panel ??
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Undo the few bolts that hold the rear fender liner by there and then just blow/shake them out.
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Undo the few bolts that hold the rear fender liner by there and then just blow/shake them out.
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Easy to get out
Just be careful pulling fender out
Long term fix is filling inner fender gap with body. I used large cell foam rubber you can get at any hardware store. about 1 inch sq
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After you blow the pebbles out get some black silcone and cut a small hole in the tip and squease some in from front to rear. put everything back together and no more pebble problem. Let the car sit for about a day to give the silicone a chance to dry abit and you're good to go.
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There is a TSB so if you are under warranty the dealer can fill the gap for you.
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Originally Posted by Dutchman9900 View Post
After you blow the pebbles out get some black silcone and cut a small hole in the tip and squease some in from front to rear. put everything back together and no more pebble problem. Let the car sit for about a day to give the silicone a chance to dry abit and you're good to go.
Permanent fix.
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Originally Posted by Joezone914 View Post
There is a TSB so if you are under warranty the dealer can fill the gap for you.
What TSB is that? I've never heard of or seen it.
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I would like to see a DIY on this. Not sure exactly where to put the silicone... Thanks.
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Originally Posted by dmuellenberg View Post
What TSB is that? I've never heard of or seen it.
Would also like to know...........never seen it...
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Excellent illustration. When the weather breaks, its the first thing I'm doing. Thanks for the posting!

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When the you remove the rear tire, you can get into the wheel well and see the gap that allows the small rocks in. I don't like the black silicon idea, but it works. Used some readily available foam from the hardware store and cut it to size to fill the gap.
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Please PM me the removed pictures. Thanks
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Originally Posted by Joezone914 View Post
There is a TSB so if you are under warranty the dealer can fill the gap for you.
What TSB????
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Originally Posted by Dutchman9900 View Post
After you blow the pebbles out get some black silcone and cut a small hole in the tip and squease some in from front to rear. put everything back together and no more pebble problem. Let the car sit for about a day to give the silicone a chance to dry abit and you're good to go.
Have not a clue where you put the silicone?? and why black?
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Old 02-25-2013, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by jwmgr8 View Post
Easy to get out
Just be careful pulling fender out
Long term fix is filling inner fender gap with body. I used large cell foam rubber you can get at any hardware store. about 1 inch sq
The foam goes in the rear wheel well. You can feel the gap between inner and outer fenders .Fill with weather striping foam. it will keep rocks out. No need to take wheel off.
Someone referred to TSB- if there is one post number??
someone else mention black silicone cutting a hole?? better description is needed.
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Pics of this would be greatly appreciated.
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where is the tsb?
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