I understand it's all in the clearances so that there aren't any harsh
contacts between the separate parts. Careful fitting and trimming is the
key. I haven't done this yet on my restoration but this is what I've
gleaned from the list.
Richard Bittmann BJ7 Tacoma
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Schultz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Ned Smith" <email@example.com>
Cc: "Austin-Healey List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 3:52 PM
Subject: Re: Convertible Top Seals
> This is one of the great mysteries. I tried several times to install
> these things only to have them come loose and fall off. I've tried
> silicone sealant (black) with poor results. I think the only solution
> might be to devise a mechanical fastening method. Pop rivet? Sewing
> thread? Any others?
> Is there someone out there with the answer and would it be possible for
> someone to post a picture of their installation (if any good solution
> Alan Schultz
> 67 HBJ8
> Ned Smith wrote:
>>My top does not have rubber end caps to finish the seals attached to the
>>cant rails. I bought enough R and L caps to do the job but I don't see how
>>they fit on the ends of the seals.