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Old 05-20-2008, 06:09 PM   #1
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Car was like this when I bought it. As you can see, the previous owner "fixed" it with silicone. It still leaks in the rain, and the rust is getting worse, fast. I realize that the final window caulking should be done by a window professional, but I would like to take care of the body work myself. Can this be done with the window in place? Anybody else have this problem before?
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Unfortunately, there is only one way to truly fix that rust. A body shop.
Your windshield doesn't have as much metal to seal on as it used to...
At the least it needs to be stripped, cleaned, and re-done properly without the mounds of silicone, which, wont fix a thing being stacked like that...
I've been there and done that with another bonneville of mine
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eww, that is a pretty crappy silicone job.


unless youre rather savvy in the body work area i would just take that to a shop as there is ALOT of work involved with something like that.
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