>GT's have a chrome moulding along the top of the doors which holds the
>outside rubber seal next to the window. I have had trouble with rust
>forming under this moulding on the last two door skins I have put on my 70
>BGT. This moulding is pop-riveted onto the door and there is no rubber
>between the moulding and the top of the door skin. The moulding eventually
>moves enough to cause the paint under it to become rubbed off and rust
>begins. (atleast the GT doors are not as subject to the "crack of doom" as
>much as our roadster friends).
>Any suggestions as to how to prevent this. Has anyone tried a thin rubber
>strip that could possibly be installed between the moulding and door top?
>Don't worry about putting the top down.
We had BIG salt/rust problems in Milwaukee. I saw a guy use clear
RTV bathtub calk under his chrome trim strips to prevent rust. He said that
it worked like a charm. If you can't get the chrome strip off then use a
hypodermic needle and run a small bead of the RTV along the edge of the strip.
AT&T - Bell Laboratories
'61 MGA '37 Bentley