Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

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Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#1 Post by Tim Berardelli » Sun Jun 20, 2021 9:49 am

CNC machined steel tool that restores both the interior and exterior perimeter channels for the sealing rubber on 356 engines. $30.00 plus $8.45 USPS.
Scroll down to post by V. Canzanese III to see pictures of tool.

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Re: Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#2 Post by Martin Benade » Sun Jun 20, 2021 10:28 am

Hi Tim. Could you describe it further and put in a picture please? It’s a cutter to use on the rubber, or the body aperture for the rubber?
Now it is crystal clear what it is after your edit. A useful tool I am sure.
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Re: Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#3 Post by Tim Berardelli » Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:12 pm

Martin,

Tool is inserted into the channel where the perimeter rubber seal is installed and then pushed or as a rule knocked thru the channel with a small hammer to restore the original interior dimensions. Exterior, cosmetic, issues with the channel (pry marks) can be addressed by leaving the tool, now acting as a buck, in the channel and "metal working" the exterior of the channel. Picture soon.

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Re: Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#4 Post by Joris Koning » Sun Jun 20, 2021 1:18 pm

Tim,

Great tool. I will take two.

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Re: Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#5 Post by Harlan Halsey » Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:40 am

Tim,
Sounds like a useful tool, I'll take one.

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Re: Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#6 Post by MICHAEL FOSTER » Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:34 pm

I will take one also Tim.
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Re: Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#7 Post by Jim Clement » Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:55 pm

Would you have a picture of the tool ?
 

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Re: Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#8 Post by Jan Kolm » Thu Jun 24, 2021 10:06 am

I think a similar tool for straightening out deco channels will sell well.
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Re: Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#9 Post by Joris Koning » Thu Jun 24, 2021 10:56 am

Jan Kolm wrote:
Thu Jun 24, 2021 10:06 am
I think a similar tool for straightening out deco channels will sell well.
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Re: Rubber Channel Restoration Tool

#10 Post by Vincent Canzanese III » Fri Jun 25, 2021 4:06 pm

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As per Tim, here are some pictures.

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