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Old 08-04-2008, 07:10 PM   #11
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In these pix, the rubber strip I added is in the middle of the vertical sections. The outer black strip is the velcro for the screenz, and the inner black strip is the edging that SMB applies to the edge of their interiors. I put the rubber where the existing stock weatherstrip on the doors hits the metal.







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Old 08-04-2008, 09:09 PM   #12
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Killer..... thanks. Did you have to add extra adhesive and where did you get the seal?

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Old 12-10-2008, 12:36 PM   #13
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I am waiting for a seal from Ford to fix the rear door dust issue. If you look at your side door the seal is installed. But in recreational and cargo vans there is no seal installed in the rear doors. The images above show SM own fix. Ford's seal also has a rubber tube as well as the clip on portion. Should make a big difference.
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With our recent Big Bend Ranch State Park trip, I was prepared to see dust coming in the back doors, but we had almost none. The back end of the van was covered in dust.

The aluminess box got no dust inside thanks to the new flange seal.

The rear doors had a tiny amount of dust in the lower driver side corner, but nothing like what I have heard about and was expecting.

I was pleasantly surprised.
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Old 12-10-2008, 04:15 PM   #15
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As long as the heater or A/C is blowing I don't get dust. Roll down the window and it comes in throught the back doors. O-well. I plan on adding that extra seal like Jeffery did.
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Old 02-15-2009, 07:41 PM   #16
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Re: Big dust coming in the back doors

We had a little problem at the door bottoms in real heavy dust conditions and now carry an old bedsheet which we dampen and place on the inside when in dust.
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Re: Big dust coming in the back doors

I ordered a side door seal and installed it in the back doors. Since my van is a cargo van, it did not come with the rear body seal. Only the seals on the doors themselves were initially there. It makes a big difference now. Quieter and dry, with no dust as yet.
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Re: Big dust coming in the back doors

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I ordered a side door seal and installed it in the back doors. Since my van is a cargo van, it did not come with the rear body seal. Only the seals on the doors themselves were initially there. It makes a big difference now. Quieter and dry, with no dust as yet.
One more thing to check out on my van. Great info though.

I'm almost too scared to ask, but how much did the seal kit cost you? Is the van body already set up to accommodate the seals, or did you have to get creative?

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Re: Big dust coming in the back doors

The seal fits perfectly on the spot welded body seam where the factory one would go. $75.00

No Mickey Mousing needed.
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The seal fits perfectly on the spot welded body seam where the factory one would go. $75.00

No Mickey Mousing needed.
Sweet, that's what I like to hear. Now of course we need some pics....


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