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Old 10-03-2014, 07:26 PM   #1
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Freezing Rain

It's possible that I may have to use my Z4 during bad weather this winter and I'm concerned that freezing rain may seal the windows to the top rubber. As the window drops as you open the door, I don't want it ripping the rubber seal. So I was wondering, if it calls for freezing rain, whether I should run some Vaseline along the seal to prevent moister ingress. No moisture = no ice. Any comments please.

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Old 10-03-2014, 11:48 PM   #2
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Old 10-04-2014, 06:28 PM   #3
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Use Gummi Pflege or Wurth Rubber Maintenance. Wouldn't recommend vaseline.
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Old 10-06-2014, 09:04 AM   #4
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When I had my Eagle Talon with the frameless windows I used silicon lubricant on all the rubber seals around the windows, doors, trunk and hood. It never froze, even through a few pretty big ice storms. You can get it anywhere:

I still use it on every vehicle I use in the winter. I have never had a problem.
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Old 10-06-2014, 12:51 PM   #5
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the bigger problem with freezing rain is that the ice builds up at the bottom of the window where it meets the door. That's what prevents it from dropping. If you can chip that away before you open the door, it will definitely help.
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Old 10-06-2014, 04:16 PM   #6
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Old 12-21-2014, 02:29 PM   #7
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Silicone spray won't have any problems
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i drove my roadie in the freezing cold/snow a couple times. no problems.
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