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Correct sealant for brake lights

in Anything Eriba-related Sat Apr 01, 2023 10:41 am
by Captain Calamity | 356 Posts

I intend replacing the high level brake light on our Triton next week. Any recommendations for the type of sealant to use. I understand that I need a low modulus sealant but there is a wide choice out there.


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RE: Correct sealant for brake lights

in Anything Eriba-related Sat Apr 01, 2023 10:57 am
by eribaMotters | 5.397 Posts

Don't use silicon. One of the Sikaflex products is the default for the trade. I've also used a Geocel Roofers Mate with success when I had water coming into the van from around the front gas locker. Screwfix stock both.

Colin


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RE: Correct sealant for brake lights

in Anything Eriba-related Fri Apr 07, 2023 1:39 pm
by Simboc2004 | 711 Posts

I replaced a blown bulb ib the high up front running light last year, which necessitated removing and cleaning up the lamp fixing. I used Soudal Fix ALL Crystal to refit it. It has lasted really well and is 100% clear, flexible and solvent and silicone free. And sticks like the proverbial...


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