Dealing with my sunroof/A pillar leak for the second time

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  1. Farking Bastage

    Farking Bastage Active LVC Member

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    how do you make this little bastard stay put? The obvious problem appears to be that the hose shrunk up and I had to really give it hell with pliers to go back on its nipple.

    Hose clamp maybe?

    http://i.imgur.com/0aEVZ.jpg


    linked for table breakage
     
  2. NYC LS8

    NYC LS8 Dedicated LVC Member

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    I used a zip tie on mine.
     
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    Andrizzle Dedicated LVC Member

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    Add more tubing... Not worth the effort trying to stretch it back.

    I am pretty sure it was impossible to do so with mine, added a few inches of tube, tucked it in on one end, and overlapped on the other. Golden.
     
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    ^^ Thank you sir. I was considering heat shrink until I saw that.
     
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    M4rk Dedicated LVC Member

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    I just fixed mine, finally after 2 years of dealing with the leak. We had a hose of the same size as the original, so to join them I used the cone-shaped end of a sharpie :shifty: It won't come loose again.
     
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    I used thick shrink tubing to "bridge the gap" after just stretching and plugging it back on failed after almost a year, been close to a year now on that side with no problem. so i just fixed the other side the same way a couple of months ago but added a second layer, silicon, and zip ties.

    i dont expect this to ever be a problem again!
     
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    hite337 Hite Performance

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    I used a plastic piece that came with my vacuum pump to bridge the gap...and some black RTV to seal it up good. No probs so far
     
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    NYC LS8 when did you get a 5 Series???!!!???!!!???!!!???!!!
     
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    LOL, 2 weeks ago
     
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    Dang, did I miss a thread or something?? I want pics and details!!
     
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    no, he would rather tease everybody slowly by putting a pic in his sig!
     
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    LOL, feel kinda odd posting about the car since it's not right after the LS. I guess since so many people are asking I'll put a thread up.

    Sorry for the thread-jack there, ya Farkin' Bastage!
     
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    well at heart we are all car guys here and we still know ya so post away
     
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    Doesn't hurt my feelings a bit :) That's a nice ride.
     

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