[urq] 811853329E and 855837477B no longer available
i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Wed Oct 4 16:14:29 EDT 2006
Yep! And I believe these are the same clips as used on the old 4kq (80/90
everywhere else) type 85 cars...
Ingo ('84 urq restoration in the horizon)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ado Sigal" <a.sigal at bluewin.ch>
To: "Patrick Carlier" <p.carlier at pandora.be>
Cc: <urq at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2006 3:38 PM
Subject: Re: [urq] 811853329E and 855837477B no longer available
> Found this last year after respraying the car, and these exact parts
> where the reason to invite the listers for NLA parts coordinated effort,
> but nothing came of it. Mind you, the outer window seal rubber is also
> NLA, while the inner is??. However, some months after, I checked again
> and to my surprise, the guy came up with the plastic bag with clips.
> Since I used the clips from the salvage car, the clips are somewhere in
> the box of spares at friends garage. Will have a good look and if found,
> they yours. Don't drill anything yet. Anyway, one can salvage most of
> those clips from wreckers by cutting open the end of the trim profile
> and sliding it out, rather than lifting it.
> Patrick Carlier wrote:
> >So here I am .
> >Had some minor damage to my driver side door .
> >Got a spare one at the wreckers , with all the trim
> >already removed .
> >Sanded it , painted it , fixed it and replaced it .
> >FIxed the back lash on the door hinges while I was at it .
> >Then I took all the trim and bit's n pieces of my old door ,
> >and ment put it on the new one .
> >Only , the inner seal ( 855837477B) has become brittle
> >over the years but its salvageable .
> >All the plastic clips 811853329E broke when I GENTLY removed
> >the lower outside window trim .
> >Tried to order new ones . Talk about a cold shower .
> >Both these parts are no loger available . !!!
> >Stupid little piece of sh*t plastic clip is NLA . .
> >Now I can think of a way to pot the inside seal back
> >in , without using the clips . But I haven't got a clue
> >how I'm gonna get the outside trim back on .
> >Apart from drilling small holes every 4 inches and put a
> >stainless screw in it . Wich will be visible .
> >Anyone have any cure for this .
> >The sad thing is , I've got two more Ur-q's waiting restauration .
> >Don't know what the status is of all the other plastic
> >clipses and retainers . But if even door seals and stuff are NLA .
> >There's no way those cars can be kept on the road .
> >I mean , mechanical parts can be remanufactured or rebuild or
> >replaced with something else . But these things not .
> >And these little parts make the difference between a perfect restauration
> >job and just an old car that has got a paint job .
> >Very dissapointed for the time being .
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