Check your drains

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Check your drains

Post by Finchyman » Sat May 02, 2020 2:27 pm

Having been irritated about why the driver's footwell filled with water I thought I would have a look under the wiper bulkhead grilles. I remember having a XJS that used to fill with water due to a blocked bulkhead drain so I wondered if it was the same problem. Sure enough both the drains were full of the Dinitrol wax treatment that it received in 1977. Once unblocked I have free flowing drains. Ironic that the wax that had saved the rest of the body was causing water to fill the footwell.

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Re: Check your drains

Post by jonty » Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:29 am

that's interesting,i was about to get the screen rubber replaced after having the same problem.thanks

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Re: Check your drains

Post by rovamota » Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:21 pm

The screen rubber will still need replacing. It's still over 35+ years old!
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