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Old 08-29-2007
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Stupid clear corner question

I just got my clear corners in the mail today, and before I install them, want to make sure they don't leak. I had read posts from several of you saying to put a bead of silicone around them. Perhaps (probably) I'm stupid, but I can't see how you could do it. The seam between the lens and the base only appears to be accessible from the sides. What do you do about the top and bottom? Also what kind of silicone do I use? I got a tube of Permatex "Clear RTV Silicone" adhesive/sealant. I know I'll be flamed for this, but if anybody has a picture of how to seal these I would be eternally grateful! As always, thanks for the help!
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I wouldnt worry about trying to add extra sealant to them, they should be fine. I would just put them on and then if you start to notice moisture build up inside of them you could take them off and add a bead of clear silicone between the housing and the lense.
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yeah... ive had several pairs of clear corners, and never had one leak.
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Wouldn't worry too much about it. My clears are just fine. My driver's side tail on the other hand...dropping it might've had something to do with it.
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I agree, I've had mine on for almost 2 years now and no leaky.
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just install it already (:
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mine has moisture build up inside,but only after it rains hard,than the next day it goes away....wtf!
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mine weren't bad until i hit em with a hot power washer at the car wash, and a ton of condensation would appear lol
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just install it already (:
I installed them today, and went to the DIY car wash. I pounded on them with the pressure washer, and I'm sure they don't leak. They look great.
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Right now mine are both half full of dirty water.The sockets dont twist in very hard and I think thats where mine leak from.Looks like ****. Maybe I should stop driving thru these 3ft deep creek beds out at our wheelin spot.?.?
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Right now mine are both half full of dirty water.The sockets dont twist in very hard and I think thats where mine leak from.Looks like ****. Maybe I should stop driving thru these 3ft deep creek beds out at our wheelin spot.?.?
That would be a good idea but what fun would you have then!
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