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RE: Silicone caution(?) [Was: Softening old Rubber]

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Subject: RE: Silicone caution(?) [Was: Softening old Rubber]
From: "Randall" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 15:36:29 -0700charset="iso-8859-1"
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Silicone can definitely be a problem when painting (can you say fish eyes
?), but Acryli-Clean takes it right off.

The same thing goes for many of the "miracle shine" products.

BTW, periodic coating of the rubber door and trunk gaskets with silicone
spray was factory recommended maintenance on my 1970 Audi.


Butch Lewis wrote :
> Someone who has personal experience might correct me, but an
> auto body repairman once told me that silicone spray was
> taboo in his shop because it is so difficult to remove and
> wreaks havoc when trying to apply new paint. This shouldn't
> matter for a car that is not headed for restoration but, if
> true, should be kept in mind when spraying around one that is.
>    Butch

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