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Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by Batman » Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:52 am

Has anyone bought this kit ? I'm actually just looking for the window scraper rubbers but think for this price I might as well buy the kit ?

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Re: Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by Batman » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:01 am

OR .... where can I just buy scraper rubbers

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Re: Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by Terry Phillips » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:05 am

They are local rubbers,Pro Auto Rubber Boksburg should be able to help you,they are the same place as those kits from Autostyle.

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Re: Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by Batman » Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:41 am

Got below pricing from Pro Auto Rubbers.

VW BEETLE SCRAPER RUBBERs - R138.00
BEETLE ENGINE LID SEAL - R50.60
BEETLE BACK 1/4 WINDOW OPEN - R180.00
DOOR RUBBERS - R396.00

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Re: Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by 73type2 » Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:12 am

Installing scraper rubbers is probably the most frustrating job on a Beetle. You will have to use a left inner for a right outer and a right inner for a left outer if you're doing outer scrapers. Remove rivets and reuse old clips on outers. Re-attach with small rivets. The inners are installed as is but I find that the new clips don't always align with the holes in the door. Moving the clips is a pain as the little teeth sometimes snap as you re-fasten. Next time I'll dump the clips and just glue it to the door.

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Re: Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by Tony Z » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:56 am

the new clips break when you look at them funny... They are way too fragile
thats my experience anyway.

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Re: Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by Batman » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:58 am

Pro Auto Rubber is like builders .... can't get out of there with just one thing
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Re: Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by Tony Z » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:32 am

did those window scrapers come with the clips already installed?

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Re: Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by Batman » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:52 am

Tony Z wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:32 am
did those window scrapers come with the clips already installed?
Yip ... 7 clips

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Re: Replacement Rubber Kit

Post by Terry Phillips » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:05 am

Buy local maybe not the best but I have been happy with the things I got from them and affordable prices.If you have a nice or show type car then imported are better.And we are supporting a local company.

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