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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-17-2011, 05:49 PM
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Hi there, a seller on TradeMe "gtparts" in Wellington is listing a bit of NOS Alfa parts incl 105 stuff recently, you could contact him and see if he has anything else lying around?

Aaron
It's GT Nissan at 38 Kent Terrace, Wellington
The guy dealing with this is Shaun 04 801 5567
I've had a trawl through the 4 boxes (120l storage size) of parts about a year ago, but very little was for the 105 series. I think he has a few lost boxes that occasionally turn up with 105 bits. For the rest of the parts, I don't recall the majority of parts number (maybe 116?)
Shaun's a great guy and very helpful so give him a call
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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-17-2011, 06:07 PM
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Not sure of the value of your post, Alex. ....

So yeah, I knew the seals needed replacement - they all do, it's a 35 yr old car - but it wasn't a problem as long as the window was closed properly. There's only so much money to spend on replacing bits.
I agree with Paul, Alex's comments are unfair and just a little too passionate.
The rubber 'hinges' can and do deteriorate, but as long as the window remains closed (or even partially open on the latch) it'll stay in place so a problem or deterioration isn't obvious even in normal use.
I found this out when I went to remove the latch to polish up. The window simply moved rearward (which the latch stops from happening) and dropped out of the B-Pillar. Thankfully I was holding the latch at the time and the window dangled from my hand down the side of the car. (Was due to be repainted so no problems with scratching)
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