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    Default Tiger seal

    Taking my 30th anniversary in for a respray soon so was sorting out a couple of jobs before she goes in. Unfortunately the seal that sits behind the driver side mirror has gone at the top so I looked into getting a new one, went to the dealer in Southport and you have to buy a new unit as the seal is attached to the back of the wing mirror, this would be about 175, looking for a 2nd hand one online I couldn't find one that looked like the seal was actually intact. The technician at Honda suggested using tiger seal which is just a black silicon sealant. Anybody had any experience of doing something like this, if so do you think it should be ok?

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    Tigerseal is used in the mini community to bond carbon roofs onto mini shells using around a 2” lip of the old roof. It’s considered to be weatherproof and strong as frig. Dunno how easy it will be to get off again should that ever be required.
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    I've got a pristine cosmic grey wing mirror, if any good to you. Ah, just realised yours is pre facelift.
    Current car: Audi TT 2.0TSI valvelift. 271bhp and 303lbft
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    Cosmic Grey 06 plate Prem EP3 - Nighthawk Black FN2 GT - Satin Silver Prem EP3

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