3-Series (E21, E30)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.
Just got an '87 325is. It's my first non-junker/non-economy car. I also started (just last year) trying to fix stuff myself rather than pay someone else $$$ I don't have. So, here's a simple do it yourself question:
The seal between the driver's side window and the interior of the door has come loose about halfway across the window. I can't roll the window down! The local auto parts store sold me some weather stripping adhesive, but it just left a gooey strip between the metal and rubber. I cleaned it off and am back to square one. Can anyone tell me how to wedge that rubber piece back in place and affix it?
It's on the bottom so that when the window is rolled down the rubber piece rolls toward the window. Part of the problem is that I have a hard time wedging that rubber up far enough to make contact with the metal all the way across. The adhesive I was sold seemed to take forever to dry and ended up being more of a goo than a solid adhesion.
I thought it would be pretty easy to fix first before I jump into a couple trickier things!
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