Stuck frozen car doors

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On Sat, 10 Jan 2009 22:37:37 -0600, "Steve Barker"

Propylene Glycol and glycerin mixedand wiped or sprayed on does the trick The glycerin thickens it up and keeps it in place, as well as lubricating the rubber. Vaselene is NOT good for the seals - it will rot the rubber, as will WD40. Silicone is a real bugger if you need to do any paint work on the car in the next ten years or so.
Glycerin and Propylene glycol are both rather innocuous and do not harm the paint or the rubber. Don't stain your clothes too badly either if you rub against the rubber getting in or out.
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Rub a candle on the door frame. It will conform to the contours. It's easier to control the application than using silicone spray, and both wreak havoc with repainting, so it's good in the long term to put the stuff only where you really need it.
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Jimw wrote:

Spray it with Pam.
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X-no-archive:

that sounds like fun.. Mark
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