Tailgate hinge gasket

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Fugeh
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Tailgate hinge gasket

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Hello,

When removing my tailgate there was a 'gasket' between the hinge and body which disintegrated, are these available anywhere or can I get away with making something out of rubber?

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dont use rubber, make one out of gasket paper if you have any , thin shed roof felt would do just dont use a non waterproof material like card, many vans dont have them but  if your really concerned pm me an addy and i can make a few and pop in the post, foc
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Thank you for the information. Thats a very nice offer.
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Re: Tailgate hinge gasket

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partnr is 251829573B
You can buy it new although it is around 3EUR each at classicparts
https://www.volkswagen-classic-parts.de ... rnier.html
E D I T: but you can knock out from gasket sheet like REINZ AFM 32/2
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Re: Tailgate hinge gasket

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ZsZ wrote: 29 Oct 2020, 12:42 partnr is 251829573B
You can buy it new although it is around 3EUR each at classicparts
https://www.volkswagen-classic-parts.de ... rnier.html
E D I T: but you can knock out from gasket sheet like REINZ AFM 32/2
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Perfect, thanks.
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