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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-14-2017, 07:37 PM Thread Starter
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Trunk seal on 68?

OK, hope this not a silly question and show how stupid I am, lol.

Installed a new Scott Drake trunk seal by gluing it to the trunk. Well, it looks nice but it does not compress much making it hard to close the trunk and it actually flexes the perimeter of the truck lid raising it above the quarter panels. Looks terrible. The seal that was on the car was glued to the perimeter of the trunk opening and did not have these issues. I purchased it fro CJ Pony Parts and followed the install video instructions. Was I led astray on install directions?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-14-2017, 08:26 PM
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It does take a few days to settle I believe.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-14-2017, 09:43 PM Thread Starter
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It's been on there for a few weeks. Not in a hurry to fix it so guess will wait it out a bit longer.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-16-2017, 02:41 PM
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Shut the trunk tightly and let the seal conform. It takes a little while.

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