[s-cars] S6 Plus Taillights GP
tedebearp at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 3 02:56:43 EDT 2006
the stay-soft glazing rope is butyl caulk. same stuff used to seal
windshields. i used some to seal some tailight lenses on my mustang.
--- Richard Hoffman <billzcat1 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I ordered that cord for the installation of Treser taillights on my CQ, and
> the dealer had to return the cord 3 times because it came in dirty, damaged,
> or otherwise unusable. I went to the body supply store down the street and
> picked up 3M "Strip-Calk" which came in 60 1-foot strips and was about $9.
> It is basically the same as the original goop in there, sticky black rubbery
> stuff, except the strips are thinner, so you don't have massive over-run of
> goo everywhere. I though I'd never need that much though, but I've found a
> ton of uses for it since then... it works particularly well for interior
> panels that start rattling - take them off, clean them so there's a good
> sticking surface, then put a little Strip-Calk on possible body-contact
> This should provide a good alternative if that dealer goop doesn't work out.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tom Green" <trgreen at comcast.net>
> To: <s-car-list at audifans.com>
> Sent: Sunday, April 02, 2006 7:58 PM
> Subject: [s-cars] S6 Plus Taillights GP
> >I am ordering some sealing cord for the taillight center section.
> > Part # AKD 497 010 04R10 which is a box of 4 rolls, each section 2.5
> > m long X 10 mm
> > diameter, for a total length of 10 m. It remains permanently pliable
> > as you will find when removing old taillight center sections. They
> > don't give up
> > easily, but the cord is not really reusable after 10 to 15 years
> > picking up dirt on the exposed edges.
> > If anyone is interested in a roll for their new euro taillights, or
> > for replacing a damaged US version, contact me off list. It will
> > cost about $12 a roll shipped,
> > or maybe $15 for 1 1/3 rolls to have enough to seal the light
> > sections and cushion and seal the center section. You can stretch it
> > some but that will reduce
> > the cushioning effect of the sealant. The corners have gaskets and
> > require no other sealant.
> > Tom '95 S6
> > '95 S6 avant
> > Alex van Gerbig wrote:
> > The current delivery time is 2 to 3 weeks.
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