What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses from drying and cracking

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What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses from drying and cracking

Postby Vinlandr » Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:47 pm

Was busy this mornign looking for some product to clean and or protect the rubber seals found around windows and door and also for the engine hoses.
I got some Meguiar for the tire (rubber) but I am not sure if it would be a good idea to use that.
What are you using ?

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Re: What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses from drying and cracking (Vinlandr)

Postby vibenvy » Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:11 am

I use Mother's Interior Protectant. I wipe off the excess though so the seals, hoses, etc. don't get that greasy feeling.
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Re: What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses from drying and cracking (Vinlandr)

Postby jkm311 » Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:38 am

Meguiar's Natural Shine. I use it on everything you named. Tires, hoses, seals. You name it. Never too greasy, never too glossy, always the right amount of shine. I work it into a soft cloth rag, for a more uniform shine. Spraying gets everywhere!

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Re: What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses from drying and cracking (Vinlandr)

Postby 10vibe » Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:50 pm

A can of silicone spray and a rag. It is cheap and effective. Turtle Wax Ice Total Interior would probably work too. Anything with a lot of silicone in it would probably be good for rubber.
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Re: What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses ... (10vibe1.8auto)

Postby BadBrew » Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:26 pm

Quote, originally posted by 10vibe1.8auto »
A can of silicone spray and a rag. It is cheap and effective. Turtle Wax Ice Total Interior would probably work too. Anything with a lot of silicone in it would probably be good for rubber.

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You can find this silicon lube at Canadian Tire
http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST...fr_CA
I clean all my rubber seals with this at least once a year.


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Re: What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses ... (BadBrew)

Postby Vinlandr » Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:53 pm

Thanks, I will look into silicon, and nothing like an early saturday morning trip to crappy tire

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Postby Water boy » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:27 am

303 is the best.

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Postby Serj22 » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:13 am

+1 for 303. IF you go to a boat store they actually sell it in wipe form now (much like armor junk).

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Re: What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses ... (10vibe1.8auto)

Postby 06pvibe » Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:04 pm


+1!
Save your money on expensive name brand products you don't need.
silicon spray on a rag has been the std for many years now and I don't think they will improve upon it any time soon.
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Re: What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses from drying and cracking (Vinlandr)

Postby chadhgraves » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:17 am

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