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This may sound like a dumb question, but can anyone tell me the correct way the trunk weatherstripping is installed? does the top part of the trim face inward or outward. I have seen it installed both ways. Thanks
 

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The lip will be towards the outside:



Also get some of the black weatherstrip adhesive to attach it into the channel and help with the seal between the bottom side of the weatherstrip and the metal channel.

I also had some nylon tools and a flat blade screwdriver to help install it as well as clean out the channel from the old weatherstrip and old glue:



The ends will need to be shortened and trimmed square with this being at the bottom by the center line of the trunk latch:



Also once the weatherstrip gets trimmed to length glue the ends together being careful not to apply too much glue (I used some trimmed off pieces and did a test before doing the one on the car).









On mine, which I will have to remove and redo, is I applied WAY too much glue into the channel and also to the backside of the weatherstrip and when I went to put it into the channel it stuck and I could not shift it hardly at all and it didn't sit right in some spots. My next time I will put the weatherstrip into the channel and then using the nozzle wedge it into the channel and under the weatherstrip and then slowly drag the nozzle in a direction to lay a bead in that area.

On mine the trunk lid was a lot harder to close initially but after some time the weatherstrip conformed and now it doesn't require near the force to close and latch the trunk lid.

Jim
 

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thanks for the info and pictures. I'll try to be careful with the glue. I do remember how messy it can be.
 
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