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Old 11-27-2006, 10:54 AM   #21
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Scott, I truely do believe that the rear hatch and tail lights were what rotted my rear floor out. .
You should also "very carefully" check the clearance lights.

They are notorious leakers.

The window gaskets also contribute to many leaks as well as the shell itself.

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You should also "very carefully" check the clearance lights.

They are notorious leakers.

The window gaskets also contribute to many leaks as well as the shell itself.

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Once I remove all the interior skin, I was planning on sealing from the inside with Vulkem. Is this a proper way to do this? I know alof of the seams on the outside of my trailer look very bad with the old sealer flaking out. I see that people have used gutterseal and parbond for this. I want to polish eventually, and have been told not to seal until I have done this. I am wary of that because then water can still leak into the trailer. As for the lights, I want to replace my tail/brake lights with LED, and the backup lights as well. Can these be sealed from inside the hatch with vulkem as well?
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Once I remove all the interior skin, I was planning on sealing from the inside with Vulkem. Is this a proper way to do this? I know alof of the seams on the outside of my trailer look very bad with the old sealer flaking out. I see that people have used gutterseal and parbond for this. I want to polish eventually, and have been told not to seal until I have done this. I am wary of that because then water can still leak into the trailer. As for the lights, I want to replace my tail/brake lights with LED, and the backup lights as well. Can these be sealed from inside the hatch with vulkem as well?
Sealing all the holes from the inside is what Airstream strived to do.

Sometimes one or two got missed.

You should leave some slack in the wires outside of the shell, as best you can, so that of you have to pull that light, the slack in the wire will allow you to do that.

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Old 11-27-2006, 10:50 PM   #24
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soldiermedic ,I am sorry for your injury and to your service I salute you !

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soldiermedic ,I am sorry for your injury and to your service I salute you !

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Scott,

There is absolutely no need to appologize. I was injured back in 2004 during some training and had surgery in Sept of 2005. After almost a year of rehab and not getting much better, a new MRI and Arthrogram revealed the problem was not only still there, but worse. Had new surgery in October. Hopefully another year of rehab wont be a waste!

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