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Old 01-19-2020, 03:55 PM   #1
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Slide seal

Ok so im looking to replace the seals on my 21FBS slide, looks like they have started to separate with the time. I have attached a pair of photos, just looking for advice if it's easy to do, or if it has to be taken to a service center. Keep in mind im handy but I am not very good at dealing with the slide cable pulley system. Thanks for any input, links or experiences.
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Old 01-19-2020, 08:58 PM   #2
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Is the seal you are pointing to running along the bottom edge of the slide?
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Old 01-19-2020, 09:15 PM   #3
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Is the seal you are pointing to running along the bottom edge of the slide?
No, it's the side. The photo is just sideways. Both sides are just cracked, looks like it's called a "swiper" seal, just wondering if anyone has done it on their vibe
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Old 01-19-2020, 10:31 PM   #4
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No, it's the side. The photo is just sideways. Both sides are just cracked, looks like it's called a "swiper" seal, just wondering if anyone has done it on their vibe
I have not experienced any problems with mine. I do keep them lubed, at least twice a year. Sorry I can't be of help.
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Old 01-20-2020, 05:03 PM   #5
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I have not experienced any problems with mine. I do keep them lubed, at least twice a year. Sorry I can't be of help.
What do u use to lube/treat them with
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Old 01-21-2020, 08:44 AM   #6
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What do u use to lube/treat them with
Here are the lubes I carry currently. I probably will wind up using only the one on the left as the others are used up. If you do not want the mess from spray around windows, use petroleum jelly, lightly. Click image for larger version

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Old 02-23-2020, 10:37 AM   #7
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DO NOT USE ANYTHING PETROLEUM ON THE SEALS. It will swell and rot them. The maintenance sprays are silicon base and are designed to protect theses rubber products.
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Iíve used this for several years.. seems to work for me..
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