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Offline robertb

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is osmosis an issue with those cars?



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is osmosis an issue with those cars?

You have you be kidding.

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You have you be kidding.
Google is your friend.

I'd be keeping it away from moisture ....get yourself that meter.



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Google is your friend.

I'd be keeping it away from moisture ....get yourself that meter.

You're a silly sausage.

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You're a silly sausage.
Osmosis is to 'glass what rust is to steel.

Does your car smell like vinegar,if so it has osmosis.
Osmosis is caused by very fine pinholes in the gel coat thus causing moisture and break down of the gel coat.
Does your car have any damp patches?



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Osmosis is to 'glass what rust is to steel.

Does your car smell like vinegar,if so it has osmosis.
Osmosis is caused by very fine pinholes in the gel coat thus causing moisture and break down of the gel coat.
Does your car have any damp patches?

Stop being ridiculous. You know my car as well as I do.

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You might be right, but I don't think so because the problem arose in the first place because of the type of steel used and the way it was installed. When it's done again with properly treated steel and in a way that avoids the issues of the original installation, I don't see why it should happen again, particularly the rusting of the door internals. Time will tell.

An example would be the rear 1/4 window rubbers that deteriorate over time and then let water run in under the trim in front of the rear window. The water pools and rots the steel right along the area under the window. You can't stop rubber deteriorating with age, it's going to happen again.
The internal door frame problem can be fixed by remaking the internal frames out of stainless steel. My car has had it done and no doubt yours has too. Watch the drain holes in the bottom of the door don't get blocked though !

There are other examples too.



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An example would be the rear 1/4 window rubbers that deteriorate over time and then let water run in under the trim in front of the rear window. The water pools and rots the steel right along the area under the window. You can't stop rubber deteriorating with age, it's going to happen again.
The internal door frame problem can be fixed by remaking the internal frames out of stainless steel. My car has had it done and no doubt yours has too. Watch the drain holes in the bottom of the door don't get blocked though !

There are other examples too.

Same with the doors on mine. That will never happen again.

Of course, I've assumed I'll be properly maintaining the car including replacing rubbers as they perish and keeping drain holes cleared.

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Same with the doors on mine. That will never happen again.

Of course, I've assumed I'll be properly maintaining the car including replacing rubbers as they perish and keeping drain holes cleared.

Oh...and the good thing about these old cars is, it can always be remade...it's only a matter of money.

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Stop being ridiculous. You know my car as well as I do.
just trying to help .

If water is trapped,you will end up with the problem



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