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Old 08-16-2009, 08:06 PM
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Best seam sealer?

What would be the best seam sealer for my quarter panel repair? I also need it to be paintable too. Thanks.

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Most body shop supply places sell seam sealer that is paintable. If you don't have one near by, check out Eastwood.
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I would use a two part Seam Sealer-I've used the 3m brand-it is paintalbe, doesn't shrink and will last a long time-look here:

http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3...gl7S9CZ5Q1J6bl
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I have used "mechanica" brand paintable seam sealer in the cheese wiz cans and it worked extremely well for me.

I also used 3M on the last car I did and it wasnt nearly as nice as the mechanica brand stuff I used. It was more difficult to lay a nice bead and wasnt as neat when I was finished. Both accepted paint just fine.

I have also used HV-350 Adhesive from Valco Cincinnati Consumer Products. Its a paintable adhesive sealant that can stretch up to 600% its own length without failing and its got incredible grip. It takes longer to cure than traditional seam sealers though. It can be found at www.*******.com

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See the "Seam sealers" section of our massive wiki rust article: Seam sealers.

I would also check out this article by MARTINSR: "Basics of Basics" Seam Sealers.
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