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    Avant Boot Stuck

    Any of you avant boys ever noticed your boot not opening?

    I don't mean a sticking lock catch, I mean the boot getting stuck to the rubbers.

    I've had this a couple of times, you try and open the boot and it moved a couple of mm and nothing, give it a harder tug and it opens but sounds and feels like its got stuck to the rubber.
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    Only in cold weather, give the rubber a good coating of autoglym rubber care stuff or similar should stop it
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    Quote Originally Posted by olds_kool View Post
    Only in cold weather, give the rubber a good coating of autoglym rubber care stuff or similar should stop it
    I'll do that then.

    Almost smacked my self in the face before. lol
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    get the crowbar out lol

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    go to a builder yard and buy a can of silicon spray , its the spray that is used to connect drainage pipe , make the rubber more supple.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottB5 View Post
    I'll do that then.

    Almost smacked my self in the face before. lol
    Wouldnt do any damage








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    Silicone it. (Spray or grease, NOT sealant)

    I use silicon grease on all my door rubbers when I service the cars. It helps soften the rubber which cuts down on noise and helps prevent the seals sticking
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    Quote Originally Posted by PAULF View Post
    Silicone it. (Spray or grease, NOT sealant)

    I use silicon grease on all my door rubbers when I service the cars. It helps soften the rubber which cuts down on noise and helps prevent the seals sticking
    Something like this?

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    EDIT:=- I jest. This more the sort of thing?
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    a bit of vaseline works fine too.

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    That's the sort of thing I'm on about Scott. (The first one looked MUCH better)

    I use Molykote Dow Corning DC4 Silicone Electrical Compound G... and work it in, but that's because I get it for the right price

    I also use it to pack into electrical connectors to help keep out moisture
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    Quote Originally Posted by PAULF View Post
    That's the sort of thing I'm on about Scott. (The first one looked MUCH better)

    I use Molykote Dow Corning DC4 Silicone Electrical Compound G... and work it in, but that's because I get it for the right price

    I also use it to pack into electrical connectors to help keep out moisture
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    Unfortunately limited stock and any form of group buy at that price would mean no more availability!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PAULF View Post
    Unfortunately limited stock and any form of group buy at that price would mean no more availability!
    Shame
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