87 Chrysler 5th Ave Taillight Gaskets

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    76Aspen6pk Well-Known Member

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    in need of some tail light gaskets anyone re popping them ?? If so who?
     
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    If you have an extra set I can get them made.
     
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    I could do with a set as well. Anybody know where these can be bought from or how to make them. My rear lights have been glued in with silicon probably will break when i try to get them out. Spent a half a day trying to get them out.
     
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    I wouldn’t mind getting a set of taillight gaskets, myself.
    There is a spare pair of taillights in my garage – but if I recall correctly, the white foam gaskets are not that good – so not sure if they will work for templates (or not).
    If wanted, I can dig 'em out and look see.
    BudW
     
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    contact jim at
    Detroit Muscle Technologies, LLC
    23624 Roseberry Ave
    Warren, MI 48089
    USA
    Call Us : 586-777-7167
    he makes most mopar gaskets
     
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    I checked there website and they don't cover M body cars, he certainly doesn't appear to stock them, however he does sell the lens gasket materials in bulk
     
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    Call him. He makes new gaskets all the time.
     
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    will do and will let everybody know
     
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    Got a response from Jim, anybody have old gaskets we can use as templates.Im in Australia so not so easy
     
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    I bought a few feet of dense rubber foam stuff from EBay and cut my own gaskets, wasn’t hard to do. Worked like a charm and no leaks. May have been a closed cell foam.
     
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    Probably the easiest. I will look for some suitable foam on ebay. The only problem is I can not get the lights out, I spent half a day trying but they are glued in. I'm probably going to try and buy another set of lights and break the original ones up to get them out.
     
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    Before you do that try squirting some paint thinner around where they meet the body. Let it soak and see if it releases.
     
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    Good suggestion, thanks. I could even use gasoline, I know silicon will breakdown when soaked with this.