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BN4 Hard Top rear screen seal

TFR1

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I have a BN4 hard top that is missing the rubber seal, top and bottom, for the rear screen.
Does anyone have a source in the US for this material?

I have found several rubber seal sources, but do not know the proper profile and size.

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I believe Bill Bolton put together a kit of parts to refurb a hardtop a while back and there is a guide to repairing ht's online which has some info on dealing with the not-quite-correct rubber profile. David Knock at BCS may still have the kit available.

The issue is that the supplied rubber strip in the kit is for a much thicker glass and when the thin perspex is fitted it all becomes a bit loose. The simple solution seems to be to use an oversize filler strip to force the rubber out further onto the perspex. I ended up gluing the rubbers to the perspex with polyurethane sealant and it is now fairly well held in plus waterproof as well. Andy.
 

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If you can't find a US source with good stock, I replaced my rear plexiglas window using the one AH Spares offers with seals. Fit nice and tight, happy with the results.

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I bought the replacement seals from Moss, but I think they only offer it as a kit, not each seal seperately. While we are on the subject of hard tops, does anyone have a source for the headliner material for the hardtop. I need on for the hardtop I am restoring. I will be reassembling soon and still need to source the headliner.
 

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Bill Bolton in Oregon had all the hardtop components when I needed them 5 oyears ago. I don't have his contact info, but I think he's still the tri-carb registrar so you should be able to find him in one of the Healey mags. The headliner material was not an exact match to the original pattern, but was very close and the color was right.
 
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The headliner in my top is black. The top appears to be original and unrestored.
Were headliners available in black and white?

I ordered a rear screen and seal kit fron AH Spares today.

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I bought the replacement seals from Moss, but I think they only offer it as a kit, not each seal seperately. While we are on the subject of hard tops, does anyone have a source for the headliner material for the hardtop. I need on for the hardtop I am restoring. I will be reassembling soon and still need to source the headliner.

I got mine from British Car Specialists.
 
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