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    Pull the whole regulator mechanism out, give it a good clean, as well as the bushes where they bear on the window bracket, then lube everything that moves or slides liberally with zinc based PH grease (rather than silicone spray). It'll be good for another 50 years.

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    Perhaps try a silicone spray in the channels for the glass and a bit of spray lube in the axle of the winder first? You might strike lucky! The external rubber seal can generate a lot of friction too, sometimes.
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    Usually the bailey channel causes no problems, unless the glass is skewed from it being worn. If it is tight, I'd be using talcum powder rather than silicone spray. Similar with the outer window scraper, if it exists on the car, it is very likely very hard and brittle rather than pressing on the glass.

    It is usual for the grease to be past its use-by date now, and the winder, its tiny gear, and the sector arm is dry and slides on the glass get sticky and tight. A quick spray is like a sugar hit. Whilst the door trim is off (given the plastic clips, you don't want to remove it a lot :-)), it is opportune to give it a good clean and proper lube. Also it gives an opportunity to check the door cavities out and a preventative spray of fishoil or your fave rust preventative.
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    Simon's right of course.....
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    Gday all, sorry for the silence but I've been on annual leave 👍

    While away I've flushed the brakes and filled the system with DOT4. No leaks (yet) and treated the 10 with an oil change and a new Purflux oil filter (shout out to French car care in Brisbane for supplying the filter). To my next task; Does anyone know how to restore rusty old belt buckles? I'll upload a photo shortly

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeMansTragic View Post
    Does anyone know how to restore rusty old belt buckles?
    It sounds like it might be time to replace them with new. Who knows what the webbing is like, if the buckles are rusted. See the link below, they even have a listing for a Renault 10.

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    Thanks Simon, they look good but I would love to use the originals if possible.
    I have two of these with this one in the worst condition
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    I have to agree with Simon. Originality is all good, but seat-belts are a disposable item In that they wear out, and that's ok. Repco / Supercheap often stock a lap-sash style belt. I replaced some in my 504 once.

    Either way. If they are like the 12, various grades of sandpaper and silvo polish at the end to make it sparkly.
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