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Old 12-23-2010, 10:38 PM
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Re-conditioning Rubber Seals

I have been looking at the door seals on my 300D. They are pretty good, perhaps a little dry around the corners. Is there something that can be used to preserve and perhaps even revitalize? Or should I just plan to replace them.

I have heard replacement seals never are quite as good as the originals.

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Old 12-24-2010, 01:16 AM
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Aerospace 303 Protectant

Or Vinylex.

[All this kinda stuff (Rubber Compounds,Vinyl, Etc.)"Outgases" the semi-liquid VOC components over time,
All you can do is try to slow down the eventual disintegration.]

[The Sun is our Savior...93 Million Mile Away...
the UV destroys EVERYTHING it touches.]

The Original O.E. REPLACEMENT seals from Mercedes were "Top Drawer",who knows WTF they've outsourced and try to sell you now(?)
'84 300SD sold
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Old 12-31-2010, 02:13 AM
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I too have had good success with Aerospace 303. It isn't too greasy or glossy like other products when used correctly. Keeps all plastics and rubber or vinyl trim looking fresh.
1989 300CE
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Old 01-01-2011, 01:40 AM
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Another vote for 303 aerospace protectant
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