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Old 03-30-2013, 09:46 PM   #1
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Rubber door seals

What type of product can I use for the rubber door seals from drying out? Thanks

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Old 03-30-2013, 10:13 PM   #2
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:23 AM   #3
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BMW used to sell Gummi-Pflege, but discontinued it. A similar product is offered by Einszett. Glycerine also does a nice job.
http://www.amazon.com/einszett-91480.../dp/B004B8GTQG

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BMW used to sell Gummi-Pflege, but discontinued it. A similar product is offered by Einszett. Glycerine also does a nice job.
http://www.amazon.com/einszett-91480.../dp/B004B8GTQG

Thanks ill give it a try
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1Z GummiPlfege, same exact product but with purple and in a bottle.
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1Z GummiPlfege, same exact product but with purple and in a bottle.
Is this it

http://www.eshine.ca/1z_einszett_rub...e_34oz-117.php
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I love using Linseed Oil. Moisturises rubber and brings it back to black a treat.


(works great on faded plastics too).
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How long have you been using linseed oil and how would you apply it?
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on different cars but always have used it as part of my cleaning ritual. I probably only need to use it, maybe three times a year. More often on plastics if its been a sunny season (rarely in the UK :/ )

i put my finger inside a microfibre cloth, do the tip upside down trick then carefully rub it in. It soaks into rubber nicely, bringing back colour and sheen.
Use it on a part not visible if your worried, in the boot/trunk section maybe. Leave it a week, see how you like it?
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on different cars but always have used it as part of my cleaning ritual. I probably only need to use it, maybe three times a year. More often on plastics if its been a sunny season (rarely in the UK :/ )

i put my finger inside a microfibre cloth, do the tip upside down trick then carefully rub it in. It soaks into rubber nicely, bringing back colour and sheen.
Use it on a part not visible if your worried, in the boot/trunk section maybe. Leave it a week, see how you like it?
Thanks for the tip. The car has been parked for the winter and its almost that time for a few beers and a all day wash and shine.
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Is this it

http://www.eshine.ca/1z_einszett_rub...e_34oz-117.php
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I love using Linseed Oil. Moisturises rubber and brings it back to black a treat.
(works great on faded plastics too).
Boiled or unboiled?
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