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Old 08-31-2002, 09:01 PM   #1
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Water proofing

Ok I m going 100 diffeent directions at once with this project. I started by replacing the wheels ,tires and axles. Safety 1st

Now I want to make the trailer water tight. One place I noticed water damage was at the rear where the skin meets the trunk area (the trunk or storage area between the bumper and trailer is missing on mine). If I look closely I can see the plywood flooring from the rear of the trailer.

Has anyone delt with this problem? Maybe if I purchase a trunk lid it will come with some sort of seal between the skin and lid.

I hate the thought of spreading a ton of sealant in the area.

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Others will pipe in and tell you how to do it, but I have been told that this is a spot that can be difficult to keep sealed. My understanding is that you will need to run a bead of sealant in there, the trunk lid does little in the way of sealing the exposed wood. I do not know what sealant to use, but I know not to reccomend silicone.

Good luck on your re-do!
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