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Hey guys,

The floor of my GQ RB30(both driver and passenger sides) has been getting wet.
Initially, I had no idea where the water was coming from, but thought from the door
rubber seals. On close look, I discovered it's actually from the windscreen.
Leaks are concentrated on lower windscreen corners(from outside).
Also it's possible the top of the windscreen rubber seal is loose & leaking as well.

What is the best approach to fix this?
Should I patch up with some black silicon from outside? or
Should I pull the whole rubber seal out and clean it and re-apply a lot
of black windscreen silicon?

My concern is that since the leak has been there for a while, there might be some rust
damage to the metal strip of the body where the windscreen fits.
Only way to find out is to pull the windscreen rubber seal out and clean it.
Is it an overkill?
There's a bit of damage to the corners of the floor from leaking water and soil gathered over time.
But, that easily fixable.
I'm not sure it's the same thing if the body is rust damaged around the windscreen.

Any ideas, tips would be great.

Thanks.
 

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Take the opportunity to pull it out, clean up all the rust under the rubber.

You might need a new rubber too, as they get stiff and don't allow re-installation easily. They're around $80 and a new glass would only be around $100.
 
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Take the opportunity to pull it out, clean up all the rust under the rubber.

You might need a new rubber too, as they get stiff and don't allow re-installation easily. They're around $80 and a new glass would only be around $100.
Thanx mate. I know there won't be any money saving with doing the job myself, but the
experience might come handy. I tinted the windows myself coupla years ago. PITA job with the curved parts of the glass, but was fun at the same time.
I reckon I put the old glass back in 'cos there's no chipping or scratches that I can see.
I reckon it's ok for the time being.
Yeah, It looks like I might need a new rubber.
 
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