urQ/Coupe inner door seals : a substitute is found...
six-rs at comcast.net
Thu Aug 24 17:43:58 EDT 2006
You lead a charmed life, Sir. I would gladly pay $152 per
door seal for Type 44 OEM seals in black. My alternative has
been to scrounge for iffy used pieces that still have sound corner
joints on the rubber side and then spend hours and hours
re-gluing the fabric trim fabric to the seal, masking and re-dyeing
black. What is 10 hours of my time per seal worth?
I think more than $152.
On Thu, 24 Aug 2006 14:57:56 -0400
"Louis-Alain Richard" <laraa at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> What to do when Audi wants 152$ for a simple urQ/Coupe door seal (857
> 831 721) ?
> Shop elsewhere...
> In this case, a Golf Mike 2 door was the donor. The profile isn't
> exactly the same but they fit quite nicely. They are even a bit longer,
> by about 6".
> Part number is 191 867 365C, for all Golf/Jetta 1985-1992 2 doors.
> Price for new is expensive, 130$ each, but scrapyard gems are available
> for 10$/pair...
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