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Hank posted 01-17-2002 10:10 PM ET (US)   Profile for Hank   Send Email to Hank  
The rubber seal around the engine cowling on my '84 Evinrude 90 HP has become brittle and is breaking off. I wonder if if anyone has experience in replacing the seal. It is stapled to the cowling. I can see myself removing the staples but don't believe that an ordinary staple gun would work in replacing the rubber seal. I'm afraid the cowling would split. My OMC dealer agreed and said that some folks use an adhesive to do the repair.

Has anyone had experience with such an adhesive.

Hank

Bigshot posted 01-18-2002 10:41 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
Go to auto parts store and get "weatherstrip adhesive". Stuff is sick!
Hank posted 01-18-2002 11:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for Hank  Send Email to Hank     
Thanks Bigshot. Will try it

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