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Old 01-27-2019, 03:32 PM
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Hatch hinge replacement help



My hatch hinges are shot, I ordered a couple used replacements on ebay and there's this grey stuff around the bolt where it goes through the roof. can anyone identify the material used and where I can pick some up? And do you know if the same stuff or different stuff goes on the glass side also?

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Old 02-09-2019, 10:41 AM
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Itís hard to tell from the photo, and I havenít taken one apart yet, but itís probably some sort of gasket or weatherstripping. There has to be some way to seal those bolts or theyíll leak constantly.
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Old 02-09-2019, 12:40 PM
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Yea, the photo sucks. The stuff looks like grey plastic- but it's definitely not a washer, some kind of putty or something. I pretty much gave up on it at this point lol.
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You could probably just put a small amount of black rtv under the bolt head. That should seal it.
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