Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > CJ Jeep Forum > CJ General Discussion Forum > CJ Full Door Weather Stripping

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread: CJ Full Door Weather Stripping Reply to Thread
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
12-30-2009 07:58 PM
Good idea

That's a good idea to put on the adhesive and leave the door shut overnight. I'll give that a try. Thanks for the post.
12-28-2009 08:31 PM
Never Leaked...

...At least I haven't noticed any leaks.

I see the groove you mentioned. I seem to recall my replacement gaskets were twisted (due to being coiled in a the shipping box) and did not want to stay in place in the top half of the door. I probably overkilled the situation and went with the 3M glue. You could probably warm the gasket slightly and work out the kinks if yours has that issue.

I do recall getting everything in place with the glue applied. Then I closed the door and left it close over night so everything would cure in place.
12-28-2009 12:53 PM
Follow-up to the Adhesive

Thanks for the reply,nvestysly. Actually, the more I looked at it, the seal at the top is held in place on the door in a grove, so I wouldn't expect to put any adhesive in the top part of the door. And the bottom of the door is held in place by the clips, so maybe it only needs adhesive on both sides of the door jam. Then I took a look at the other (good) door, and it has adhesive all the way around the door. I got a reply back from the wholesaler who sold me the weatherstripping, and they said use adhesive all the way around the entire door. Yeah, you're right about the 3M can be nasty.
With the way you did it, did you ever have any problem with leaking around the door?
12-27-2009 07:41 PM
3M Super Weatherstrip Adhesive

I used 3M Super Weatherstrip Adhesive. It's available in yellow and black - maybe other colors too. I bought mine at NAPA and I just saw it on the shelf recently. Other auto parts probably carry the product.

I only glued the portion at the window line and above. I glued continuously all the way around the window. That leaves a non-glued portion of the gasket from the window to the first plastic clip. I did not glue between clips. Mine has been working for over 15 years.

Be careful with the 3M product. You may want to practice dispensing the material on a piece of paper or cardboard first so you can determine how much to use. A little goes a loooonnngggg way. Some people liken the 3M glue to Gorilla Snot. I don't know what Gorilla Snot might look like but you get the idea. It's messy - kinda stringy. But it works great and it's used on many applications for weatherstripping on doors, trunks, etc.
12-26-2009 05:17 PM
CJ Full Door Weather Stripping

I bought a full door rubber weather stripping for the driver's side. It's the one that goes all the way around the full door for a CJ. The question is this: Do I need adhesive to attach it, or just the plastic clips that are part of the rubber seal. I would think the clips would hold the bottom in place, but what holds the top part of the seal to the door. Should I use some weather stripping adhesive on the top of the door, or all the way around the door, or don't bother with the adhesive at all?
Any info much appreciated and Happy New Year!

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:55 PM.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC