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

Post by 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)

Post by 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)

Post by 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)

Post by 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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Post by 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.+1You can find this silicon lube at Canadian Tirehttp://www.canadiantire.ca/AST...fr_CAI 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)

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

303 is the best.Never, I repeat, never use Amor All on anything.
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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by chadhgraves » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:17 am

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