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What's the best adhesive to fit a rubber seal on a gearbox cover?

I have Triumph Vitesse Convertible 2L Mk2. I have had to remove the rubber seal on the gearbox cover due to old age and have obtained the new rubber seal but it needs to be glued to the cover. It is the original and made of a fibrous material.
What is the best adhesive bearing in mind the location near to heat-generating bits and possible water/stone damage?

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We spoke to specialist Woolies, who recommended a strong contact adhesive (part no. 259: www.woolies-trim.co.uk/product/1263/heat-resistant...e). Although it's only available in a one-litre quantity, it is high-temperature resistant and the company's strongest adhesive.
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