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Old 9th-October-2019, 02:48 PM   #1
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1st gen Rear bumper to body seal

Hi guys, there have been some threads about the installation of the seal with weather strip adhesive. Has anyone used staples or stainless wire to install? If so, do you have pictures? Do you go through both pieces of rubber that goes around the body lip or just the bottom piece? What size drill bit did you use and how hard was it to drill through the rubber? Any other tips would be helpful.

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Old 9th-October-2019, 03:29 PM   #2
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I just pushed mine onto the body seam. I didn't use any clips or drill holes.
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After I installed mine I drilled holes from the bottom up and used stainless tie wire to hold it in place. twisted the wire from the bottom. Cut it short and pushed the twisted nub up into the rubber. Hides itself pretty well. Not hard but time consuming.
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