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Black window film blistering

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Hi folks, just wondered if anyone has found a good solution to the blistering of the black film on the inside of the rear quarter windows:

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Old issue...   That black 'mask' is the primer for the BetaSeal sealant. Requires removing the quarter windows, re-finishing the mask, and reinstalling.

 

Here is an old topic I found from 2004

https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&f=14&t=80225

 

 

I found these descriptions in an Elise document (newer materials? from 2001)

http://49210a70594045aae060-9ee7f563068e7bbd2f9eb533a1de6b33.r31.cf3.rackcdn.com/59665_6898_sn_bo_01MY_Rover_powrtrain_bodycare__repair.pdf

  • Glass Cleaner: Betawipe VP 04604 Lotus part no. A082B6150V
  • Primer: Betaprime 5001 Lotus part no. A100B6009V
  • Adhesive: Betaseal 1701 Lotus part no. A082B6281F or Betamate E2400 Lotus part no. A082B8415V
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The quarter windows can be removed with dental floss to cut the old sealer.

 

 

Edited by CarBuff
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Atwell Haines

'88 Esprit

Succasunna, NJ USA

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