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I have a '75 280z. I wish to replace the weatherseals in the doorframes. However, Nissan wants $75 for each side (yikes!). Can I pick up a pair (non-generic) cheaper somewhere else?
 

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> I have a '75 280z. I wish to replace the
> weatherseals in the doorframes. However,
> Nissan wants $75 for each side (yikes!). Can
> I pick up a pair (non-generic) cheaper
> somewhere else?

Which ones? You can get all of the rubber mouldings and weathers seals individually from Motorsports auto fairly cheaply. (EXCEPT the rubber sweeper at the bottom of the windows attached to the chrome trim, which is unavailable) In fact, you can get a kit with every weather seal for all doors, hatches, including windshield and rear hatch glass seals for about $225.00

I bought it and it's a good deal.

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How well do they work? I had a guy Out at the base he got a kit from Britsh Vic and he could barely get his doors to shut. He had to trim a bit to get the doors to shut but then of course they leaked and he could not return them because he had cut them.
 

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> How well do they work? I had a guy Out at
> the base he got a kit from Britsh Vic and he
> could barely get his doors to shut. He had
> to trim a bit to get the doors to shut but
> then of course they leaked and he could not
> return them because he had cut them.

Well, you have to install them properly. Apparently, your buddy overtuned a bit. I installed the rubber at the top of the doors (around the perimeter of window) and they work great. They were a bit tight at first, but with a little time, they formed to the openings and now I don't have any problems. Installed the new felt tracks that hold the windows: work great. I have installed the rubber hatch glass and windshield seals (that seal the glass) -- work great. All in all, I'm pretty happy.
 

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I'm going to order some soon I hope that your right. Thanks for the info. I think that he ordered his from British vic. Not sure though. I haven't seen him in awhile. Anyway thanks for the response.
 

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I've heard of using moldings off a Hyndai Excell from a junk yard. I tried one of the 'supposed to fit' ones from a Z place and had the same problem of my door not even coming close to closing. The place I got it from said I had to adjust the door but the door was about 6 from closing and I couldn't imagine adjusting it THAT much. I used some on my 240 from a local tractor place that has worked great. The other day at a place called economy foreign car parts they had some stuff that looks like good quality and similar to the tractor stuff only better made for about $4.00 a foot that they claimed works well on Z car. They seem to know Z's there which is a nice change. They even had the SM needles for my 240.

> I have a '75 280z. I wish to replace the
> weatherseals in the doorframes. However,
> Nissan wants $75 for each side (yikes!). Can
> I pick up a pair (non-generic) cheaper
> somewhere else?
 

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> I've heard of using moldings off a Hyndai
> Excell from a junk yard.

ive used the hyundai moldings from like an early 90s excel and it works great, got both weatherstrips for like $15.
 
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