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Old 01-02-2010, 12:10 PM   #1
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sealant replacement on roof vents

How do I remove the old sealant from vents and what sealant is best for replacement?
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Old 01-02-2010, 03:00 PM   #2
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Try Gum-out carb cleaner - it really depends on what the sealant on there is for removal.
Vulkum is what Chris says he'd use for re-sealing. AKA: TemPro. Avoid silicone like the plague - it reacts with aluminum!

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This is what I used when repairing the black water vent, The Westleys worked really well in cleaning the gummy stuff, acryl-clean for softening and final wipe down. A wooden paint stirrer worked well for scraping the old gunk off, no scratching.

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