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    Frozen door seals

    What is the best product to treat rubber door seals & window tracks with to help prevent frozen doors & windows after a washing. Sometimes ya just can't wait for a warming spell. Ric

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    Poorboys trim restorer

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    In the winter time I treat the door jam seals with PAM the cooking spray and then wipe down with a microfiber. Keeps doors from sticking shut and cheap. Paul

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    Re: Frozen door seals

    Quote Originally Posted by 2old2change View Post
    In the winter time I treat the door jam seals with PAM the cooking spray and then wipe down with a microfiber. Keeps doors from sticking shut and cheap. Paul
    Does it smell like fresh baked cookies in the summer time when its baking in the sun jp with ya


    I use TR

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    Poorboys trim restorer
    me too

    Quote Originally Posted by 2old2change View Post
    In the winter time I treat the door jam seals with PAM the cooking spray and then wipe down with a microfiber. Keeps doors from sticking shut and cheap. Paul

    Paul not sure cooking oil won't have a long term effect of drying out the rubber
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    Re: Frozen door seals

    I regularly clean/treat all of my own vehicle's weather stripping with PB's Natural Look. Normally works out quite well, but I will tell you after this most recent bout of cold weather...don't do it. It will be a problem. Luckily, we don't see this kind of cold often...like usually more than a decade between occurrences.

    I don't know if 1Z's Gummi Pflege or Tiefenpfleger would be any different. I have both, but NL is what I had on when the cold weather hit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Clean View Post
    I regularly clean/treat all of my own vehicle's weather stripping with PB's Natural Look. Normally works out quite well, but I will tell you after this most recent bout of cold weather...don't do it. It will be a problem. Luckily, we don't see this kind of cold often...like usually more than a decade between occurrences.

    I don't know if 1Z's Gummi Pflege or Tiefenpfleger would be any different. I have both, but NL is what I had on when the cold weather hit.

    water-based products will tend to have that problem
    life is short ..do it while you can

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poorboy View Post
    water-based products will tend to have that problem
    That certainly has a ring of reason.

    If I lived where it got real cold all the time, I might be forced to treat my rubber weatherstriping with a silicone grease with the understanding that though it might get on my clothing (if I weren't careful when entering or exiting the vehicle), but I wouldn't be in a wrestling match with my doors
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Clean View Post
    That certainly has a ring of reason.

    If I lived where it got real cold all the time, I might be forced to treat my rubber weatherstriping with a silicone grease with the understanding that though it might get on my clothing (if I weren't careful when entering or exiting the vehicle), but I wouldn't be in a wrestling match with my doors

    I use TR winter and summer and it never stays wet, and my door never freeze or stick
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    Re: Frozen door seals

    Thanks everyone. Looks like I'll give the TR a try and hope it smells as good as the natural look. Ric

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    Paul not sure cooking oil won't have a long term effect of drying out the rubber[/QUOTE]

    Got a 86 Cutlass that the in-laws gave us when they passed and has had Pam used on it since new with no problems yet.Also have used it on the front of my semi tractors since 73 to keep bugs from sticking. Paul S

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    Re: Frozen door seals

    I used CRC heavy duty silicone spray lube for years, $2 at Wally world. Now I use PB Trim Restorer.

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    SIL GLYDE
    awesome product for weatherstripping.

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    Re: Frozen door seals

    Quote Originally Posted by Poorboy View Post
    I use TR winter and summer and it never stays wet, and my door never freeze or stick
    But NL cleans and protects in one-step. You know I'm always in a hurry.

    Quote Originally Posted by GRUMPN View Post
    Thanks everyone. Looks like I'll give the TR a try and hope it smells as good as the natural look. Ric
    It smells different, but good.
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