Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-23-2007, 01:25 PM   #1
1 Rivet Member
1974 27' Overlander
Madison Heights , Michigan
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5
Angry water leak

I need some help with a water leak. I bought a 1974 27 ft Overlander. The bathroom is on the curb side of the trailer with a couch across the back of the trailer. My problem is I have rain water getting in and it shows up on the floor along the back wall. I have replaced the 3 vent pipe gaskets, re-sealed all the windows, lights, back roof vent and along the back outside wall were it meets the bumper storage box. I have used either Vulkem or Parbond sealant. I am still getting rain water in along the back wall. I would appreciate any suggestions of other areas I should look at sealing. Thank you.

Bob Robert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2007, 01:38 PM   #2
Rivet Master
HowieE's Avatar

1991 34' Excella
Princeton , New Jersey
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,303
Images: 12
Not sure on the 74 but on my 91 the sheet metal that has the hinge for the bumper storage rack goes under the bananna srtip and right on top of the floor. A factory designed leak.

2004 Excursion 4x4
1991 34 ft. Excella +220,000 miles, new laminated flooring, new upholstery, new 3200 lbs axles

HowieE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2007, 01:50 PM   #3
Rivet Master
dscluchfc's Avatar

1984 31' Excella
Abernathy , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 845
The top of, and the rivets under the plastic insert, of the belt-line rib & banana rib, tail light housings, running light housings seams on the end caps, awning rails all need checking and re-sealing periodically.
TAC # TX-18

AIR # 410
dscluchfc is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Leak somewhere in top section- B190 Van Luckydog Sprinter and B-van Forum 5 04-09-2010 05:09 PM
Water Leak jcanavera Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 9 06-03-2005 08:28 AM
Water Drip uwe Fresh Water Systems 6 07-11-2002 08:39 AM
Water Pump Dbraw Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 6 06-15-2002 10:35 AM
Flushing Black Water Tank ViewRVs General Motorhome Topics 3 05-16-2002 02:59 PM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:42 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.