Split Screen chrome surrounds

for those with Series MM sidevalve cars produced between September 1948 and February 1953
manlyvaleaussie
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Split Screen chrome surrounds

Postby manlyvaleaussie » Sat May 16, 2020 12:04 am

I am nearing completion of the restoration of my 1952 MM series and have just installed the windscreen with new rubber and the new slightly smaller glass, all well and good but the chrome surrounds are sticking out at the corners, any and all advise on a type of adhesive or any other method of curing the problem will be greatly appreciated.

Paul Follett manlyvaleaussie

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Re: Split Screen chrome surrounds

Postby kennatt » Sat May 16, 2020 7:15 am

any of the windscreen sealants,the type used by screen fitters,Tigerseal is pretty good.

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Re: Split Screen chrome surrounds

Postby RobThomas » Sat May 16, 2020 2:22 pm

i VERRRRRY GENNNNNNTLY eased the chrome to the right shape before it went in. It gets slightly bent every time it gets levered out.

Good luck! :D
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