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Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 2:58 pm 
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Found out i have a leaking and rather wet boot...about 2 litres in the tyre well....anyways i checked the seals and they seem fine...but i have a cracked tail-light which might be the cullprit but not 100% sure so if anyone who has had a leaky boot could you give me some ideas of where else it could be coming from cheers.

p.s its a nc fairlane.

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Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 4:07 pm 
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dont have a spoiler do you? could be leaking through that.

your best bet is to fold down the backseats and clcimb in with a torch whilst a mate hoses the back of the car down. a high pressure hose should reveal the leak pretty quickly

 

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Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 4:19 pm 
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Would do but there is a big tank full of gas in the back so that rules that out.

what i might do though is lock myself in the boot whilst me mate hoses the rear.... :idea:

 

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Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 11:17 pm 
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Would do but there is a big tank full of gas in the back so that rules that out.

what i might do though is lock myself in the boot whilst me mate hoses the rear.... :idea:


Hmmm, be careful, lol.

 

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Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 11:44 pm 
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yer you mite get stuck in there and have to kick ya self out :P
nar just check ya taillights and boot garnish are sealed firstlly .


PS : remeber to drop rear seat down aswell , just incase ya mate thinks its a good idea to leave you in there :P

 

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Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2006 1:47 pm 
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haha that just reminded me of a thread a while ago.. can anyone remember who that was that locked themselves in there boot while modding something haha that was funny
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Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:25 pm 
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haha that just reminded me of a thread a while ago.. can anyone remember who that was that locked themselves in there boot while modding something haha that was funny


that be till_lind.

 

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Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2006 8:27 pm 
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I used to get water coming through the seal along
the top of the boot garnish. Water would actually end
up inside the garnish itself and sometimes into the boot,
although not too much into the boot.

I find now that with a regular spray of Nulon Ezy-Glide along
the garnish seal, it tends to keep the water out. This silicone
based stuff helps repel the water and stop the seal from overly
drying out. Just spray it on and wipe over.

Hope this is of some assistance.
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