East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

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Re: East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

Postby mactat2 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:58 pm

Rang east kent trim up on thursday (as they don't seem to answer emails) and asked wether they are now doing one piece rear seals. The answer was no, but they are doing the bottom section with the moulded corners attached so you don't have to mitre them to section of off the roll seal. So that's what i've ordered, any recommendations for which glue to us?
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Re: East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

Postby mactat2 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:39 pm

Quick update the rear seal has arrived and is indeed a one piece item but has a note saying must be cut and shut to fit. will post pics when i get round to fitting it :)
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Re: East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

Postby cooperman » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:18 pm

I used a good superglue on mine and it's still holding 5 years later
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Re: East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

Postby redfirenza » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:59 pm

That's odd if they have gone through the trouble of making a 1 piece seal you would have thought they could spend the time to make it fit? perhaps its for something else?
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Re: East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

Postby mactat2 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:36 pm

Cool, how did you manage to get a nice straight clean cut? jig or similar to hold the rubber? Yes very strange, not sure where its going to need cutting yet as not taken it out the packaging. Should be pulling the glass out next month so will have a better idea then. :lol:
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Re: East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

Postby cooperman » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:29 pm

I just held it down and used a new Stanley blade, if I remember correctly I didn't put the blade in the knife, just held it and cut the rubber on the backward stroke so you use the full length of the blade.
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Re: East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

Postby mactat2 » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:29 am

Thanks ill give it a try :D
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Re: East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

Postby mactat2 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:38 pm

Hi guys, quick update on the rear screen rubber. Across the bottom corner to corner seems to fit well, you just have to remove 4" or so from the top section and re join. Be a couple of weeks before it gets fitted to the car, but fitted to the screen now :D
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Re: East Kent Firenza rear screen seal

Postby mactat2 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:38 pm

Hi guys, quick update on the rear screen rubber. Across the bottom corner to corner seems to fit well, you just have to remove 4" or so from the top section and re join. Be a couple of weeks before it gets fitted to the car, but fitted to the screen now :D
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