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Old 07-05-2019, 09:25 AM   #1
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Gasket? between headlight and body

Is this a replaceable part, does anyone know the part number?

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Old 07-05-2019, 10:45 AM   #2
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The part numbers are stamped on the seals , unfortunately they are not available from Porsche or the aftermarket . Seems most folks are using self stick closed cell weatherstripping foam with some success . I tried to get an automotive aftermarket manufacturer involved a few years ago to make some molds and spit out some pieces . They were not interested as it is quite complex for what it is .
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Old 07-05-2019, 12:12 PM   #3
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Search the thread by JBauer on headlight gasket. He found a roll of material from McMaster Carr that looked like it was a fairly good option when no other option might be available.
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Look at this link

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Old 07-06-2019, 06:25 PM   #5
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This may work as well
https://www.steelerubber.com/extrusion-kit-sre1077-5ft-83-0102-73
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that looks like foam...the other stuff is nice rubber and much less expensive.
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$20 for a 5 foot strip? Someone must have told the vendor their product was going on a Porsche. smmfh
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that looks like foam...the other stuff is nice rubber and much less expensive.
I believe it is rubber and others have used it for headlights
There are some threads her regarding it

If $20 is too expensive for a minor repair, perhalps you should not own a Porsche
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If this gasket has failed what is the outcome....where does the water go?

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I believe it is rubber and others have used it for headlights
There are some threads her regarding it

If $20 is too expensive for a minor repair, perhalps you should not own a Porsche
Wealthy people don't become wealthy paying more for something that can be purchased less expensively. Must suck to be poor. Have a nice day .
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Wealthy people don't become wealthy paying more for something that can be purchased less expensively. Must suck to be poor. Have a nice day .
No need to be a asshat
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agree

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All friends here or this doesn't work
We are. I'm not good at 330A, sorry
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We are. I'm not good at 330A, sorry
gosh.... why can't our politicians be this quick to say "whoops, my bad",??

Well-done, starter. you restored my faith in humanity for a moment.
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No need to be a asshat
Not to butt in, but I felt compelled. I think the real asshat comment was saying that one should not own a Porsche because they think $20 is too much for some generic of foam, rubber or whatever it is.
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We are. I'm not good at 330A, sorry
What's 330A?
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What's 330A?
About 2 decades ago, when writing down the "time", I stopped to consider the AM/PM day/night designation. Since then I have not included the "M" believing it to be reduntant. So, since ~2000 it's been A or P.

Thus, I'm at my best at 330A... but can get testy.

The "asshat" label comes with a fairly deragatory definition. I fail to meet it.

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About 2 decades ago, when writing down the "time", I stopped to consider the AM/PM day/night designation. Since then I have not included the "M" believing it to be reduntant. So, since ~2000 it's been A or P.

Thus, I'm at my best at 330A... but can get testy.

The "asshat" label comes with a fairly deragatory definition. I fail to meet it.

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ah... thanks.

We all can be asshats at one time or another, but I didn't see your particular comment fitting the description.

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