Hey Guys, can someone describe me the exact Mounting Position and how to Mount following Hood to Cowl Seal?

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Thank you for your help

Greetings from Germany

Markus

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Hi Markus,

     I just installed these side rubber weatherstrips on my 1964 Coupe Series 62 this past winter.  To do it right, remove the windshield wiper arms and the chrome oval pieces under the arms (they are turned out with a screwdriver and small hammer counterclockwise), then remove the chrome grills from the cowl (small allen key screws) and remove washer hoses from the washer jets.  The next thing is to remove the cowl completely.  On my 64, there are screws and shims that hold it in place.  There are also two hidden bolts that must come out.  You can remove the small metal panels on each inside of the front doors.  They are simple to remove (two small bolts).  You will then see the two small bolts (one on each side) that go in upside down, holding the cowl on the ends.  Carefully remove the cowl up and set aside.  Scrape off any old residue of the old side rubbers and use a BLACK 3M adhesive to set the new side rubbers.  Let the rubbers adhere for a couple of days to set.  You will see the indents on the rubbers where the cowl sits on top of for a perfect fit.  To see a great picture of it, go to the HELP section on the chapter website.  Jason Edge shows how they rest on the cowl.  They must be set a certain way.  When you glue them, lay something on each rubber (something moderately heavy) so they don't move.  Then reverse steps and put the cowl back, etc., etc.  I hope this helps you.  My email is ddibari56@gmail.com.

Dennis DiBari, Cottekill, NY

Hi Dennis, thank you veeery much for your help.
Greetings
Markus
Germany/Bavaria

You are very welcome!  Need anything, just email me.  If you do the job, be careful to glue the new side rubbers on end, as only a thin part of the rubber actually touches the area.  Only use Black cement as you can be liberal around the edges, so they adhere!

Let me know.

Dennis DiBari

Marcus,

     Let me know if you do the side cowl rubber on your Caddy.  I would like to know how they turned out.

Dennis DiBari

Hi Dennis, yes i let you know.
Greetings
Markus

OK.  Good luck Markus.  You can do this, step by step!

Dennis DiBari

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