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Best Seam sealer

Post by chadders » Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:39 pm

It looks like the MGB's welding is finished and it will be back with me fairly soon to do the paint.

What seam sealer do you guys recommend?

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Re: Best Seam sealer

Post by MLOR » Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:26 pm

https://www.toolstation.com/puraflex-40 ... 0ml/p85566

Also in other colours.

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Re: Best Seam sealer

Post by fried onions » Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:42 pm

I used Tiger seal but it shrank. I have some old tins of Dum Dum in reserve. The car guys in the US seem to have a good range of products at their disposal.
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Re: Best Seam sealer

Post by Hooli » Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:27 pm

That reminds me, I need to get some for the Jaaaaaaaaaaaaag.
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Re: Best Seam sealer

Post by Eddie Honda » Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:57 pm

fried onions wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:42 pm
I have some old tins of Dum Dum in reserve.
I'm coming round to steal your gold!
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Re: Best Seam sealer

Post by SiC » Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:23 pm

MLOR wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:26 pm
https://www.toolstation.com/everbuild-s ... 0ml/p10882

Also in other colours.
Isn't silicon sealant really bad to use on a car? I thought it did weird stuff to paint.

You also shouldn't use it on any electronics if you don't want them to rust up inside.
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Re: Best Seam sealer

Post by MLOR » Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:17 pm

SiC wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:23 pm
MLOR wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:26 pm
https://www.toolstation.com/everbuild-s ... 0ml/p10882

Also in other colours.
Isn't silicon sealant really bad to use on a car? I thought it did weird stuff to paint.

You also shouldn't use it on any electronics if you don't want them to rust up inside.
see the edit
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Re: Best Seam sealer

Post by DodgeRover » Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:15 pm

I just go into the motorfactors and ask for a tube of seem sealer or a tin of the brush on stuff, I don't think tiger seal is the correct stuff for doing this with but i'm happy to admit i'm not sure.
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Re: Best Seam sealer

Post by CLINT » Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:08 am

I have tried various brands but Poundland roof and gutted seal is as good as any. I've done some welding repairs and finished off with this to give a factory finish. Two years later it still looks good.
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Re: Best Seam sealer

Post by BenHar » Thu Feb 06, 2020 7:25 pm

CLINT wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:08 am
I have tried various brands but Poundland roof and gutted seal is as good as any. I've done some welding repairs and finished off with this to give a factory finish. Two years later it still looks good.
The factory finish probably looked good after two years too.

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