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Would like some info on weatherstripping my fender skirts i bought for my 1953 Olds. One of the skirts still has a little bit of rubber on the inside. My question is does the rubber strip get tucked under the lip or does it need a strip around the edge of the skirt? I added some pictures to help. Pic 1 shows strip protecting the edge of the skirt. Pic 2 is tucking it underneath, no rubber on edge. Pic 3 is old rubber that looks tucked under but also might have covered the edge. Any info is much appreciated! Thank you!!

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Pic 1 is correct. The thickest part of the rubber goes inside of the channel that runs around the top & sides of the skirt. The edge of 1951-1953 88 series skirts mounts outside & over top of the wheel well opening. There has to be a rubber cushion there to prevent rattling & scratching the paint. 

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1 hour ago, The 55er said:

Pic 1 is correct. The thickest part of the rubber goes inside of the channel that runs around the top & sides of the skirt. The edge of 1951-1953 88 series skirts mounts outside & over top of the wheel well opening. There has to be a rubber cushion there to prevent rattling & scratching the paint. 

Thank you so much! I figured it needed to be on the edge so it wouldn't be metal on metal. Appreciate the quick response!!

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