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Old 20th April 2022, 08:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Ronin View Post If I'm going to replace them I will probably coat them in sealant too.
This. It appears from the instructions in ETKA, the end caps are supposed to glued in place. This applies to both of the versions you showed.

D176501A1 is described as 'Silicon sealant' and costs 25. As they say, other brands are available.
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