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Old 07-30-2014, 05:39 AM   #15
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Interesting floor plan. I see what you mean about windows and light, FC7039. It reminds me of a train with the dinette and window arrangement.
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Old 07-30-2014, 07:24 PM   #16
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I thought I had seen it all

I need expert consultation. The Safari has a black tar seeping (hardened) out of the end cap seams...not the curved panel parts, but the main, over the roof seam. The same tar is on the seams above the side windows. The Safari has never been apart or "worked" on. Got any similar experience?

I got the solar system detached and all exterior lights off.
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Old 07-30-2014, 07:55 PM   #17
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Hey Rob! Nice little Safari ya got there.
The tar stuff is, well tar. It was the early version of this Flex Seal-
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Old 07-30-2014, 09:50 PM   #18
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Thats is what I thought it was...but, I never saw it coming out around the seam edges. I will take pics on the inside skin surfaces when it comes to that point. Right now I am using a cutting blade and a cotter key tool to cut the edge of the seam and scrape/pull the tar off. Seems to work OK.
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Old 07-30-2014, 10:06 PM   #19
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Great to see you do another project! Looks like an interesting one!


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Old 07-31-2014, 09:30 AM   #20
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I am just about worn out with these projects.

A very fun, recent, trip along the entire Santa Fe Trail made me realize I should be spending more time on the road. I also have other responsibilities here....cutting and baling hay this week for example. This will be my last one......unless that one special one shows up.
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Old 07-31-2014, 09:32 AM   #21
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more on the "tar" along seams.

I just found this picture. NOTE...the Hoofe running light.
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Old 07-31-2014, 01:39 PM   #22
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I've seen similar stuff between the panels. A heat gun makes it really soft, a wooden scraper pulls it up and paint thinner cuts the film. Of course I had the advantage of the panel being removed but perhaps some version of this technique will help out.
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Here I go again. 1955, front kitchen, 13 panel, Safari.
Good luck Robin...I know you'll do a terrific job bringing it back to life! Care to share the VIN number for the Safari Registry I've started here?

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Old 08-07-2014, 11:57 AM   #24
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A view from inside

I saw this and decided to dive into the project....
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Old 08-07-2014, 12:04 PM   #25
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clean up in progress

I had to wait until it was above 100 deg F. before this work. I never learn.
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I know too hot to replace that patch with something more.... Let's say less lone star! Lol nice bow tie or maybe a wva state patch.
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Old 08-22-2014, 12:31 PM   #28
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First comment on the Texas Patch.

I use those patches to cover holes and in this case corrosion from the metal running light base.
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