Can You Repair A Convertable Top With Flex Seal

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Is Flex Seal a permanent repair?

Flex Tape is a temporary, emergency repair and is not meant to be a permanent fix.

What should you not use Flex Seal on?

We do not recommend using Flex Seal on foam. Some foams may react poorly with Flex Seal, and may warp or dissolve. We also do not recommend using it in situations where it is subjected to high heat or pressure (such as engine radiators) or gas tanks. We do not recommend the use of Flex Seal spray on vinyl.

Do all soft top convertibles leak?

A convertible with a roof in good condition will not leak under normal circumstances, particularly if it’s a modern vehicle. But it can never be completely watertight, and if the rubber seals between the car and the roof have deteriorated there may be some leakage into the cabin.

How Long Does Flex Seal Liquid rubber last?

How Long does Flex Seal Last Once Applied? Flex Seal will last for up to 30 years and will not fade, dry, crack, yellow, or deteriorate. However, it’s not a permanent seal, and its lifetime depends on the environment, the number of coats applied, and maintenance.

What happens if you paint over Flex Seal Liquid?

If paint is applied over flex shot, the paint will be wiped off easily. Also, you can’t paint over flex seal liquid. Painting over flex seal liquid will make the paint coating greasy or sticky. The paint coating will not dry and will remain tacky for days.

How do you apply Flex Seal Liquid to roof?

Apply Product If using Flex Seal Liquid, apply by either pouring the liquid out, or use a brush to apply to the area. Allow each coat to dry to the touch before applying additional coats. It may take up to 24 to 48 hours for a coat to fully dry. Reapply until all cracks and holes are completely filled.

Can I use Flex Seal on my car?

Coat and Protect the Undercarriage Applying Flex Seal to your undercarriage not only improves the look, but also makes it easier to clean. Many customers have used Flex Seal on classic cars, lifted trucks, and more. And speaking of classic cars, many older vehicles were made almost exclusively of metal.

Does Flex Seal peel off?

It’ll come off – just give it a heavy scrub. Cloth requires a little more care when it comes to removing Flex Seal. Unlike metal, you shouldn’t use acetone on something like a soft-material couch. Instead, use mineral spirits* to remove the Flex Seal.

How thick can you apply Flex Seal?

Flex Seal Liquid can be poured as thick as you need it, but the dry time will increase with thickness. We timed dry time for something that was a half inch thick and it took about 8-9 days to dry.

How do you waterproof a canvas convertible top?

Spray the entire convertible top with a thin layer of the waterproofing product. Apply two or three layers to the seams of the convertible top as they are most vulnerable to moisture and therefore damage. The product will need time to soak in. Park your convertible in the sun and let the waterproofing product dry.