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Old 08-11-2016, 09:42 AM   #1
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Separation above cab

Just noticed some cracking above passenger door. Is this something to be worried about?Click image for larger version

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Old 08-11-2016, 12:53 PM   #2
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Just noticed some cracking above passenger door. Is this something to be worried about?Attachment 116909Attachment 116910Attachment 116911
Looks like cracks in the paint over the caulking. If the caulking is intact there should not be a problem. Just makes a mess of your nice paint job.
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Old 08-11-2016, 12:58 PM   #3
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Yeah, the caulk stretches a little, or expands and contracts, at different rates than the steel or the coach. Really, caulking under these conditions should really not be painted.
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Old 08-11-2016, 01:41 PM   #4
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I am worried about that happening to mine eventually. I have seen a lot of places where the sealant is painted but it's hanging on right now (less than a year old)

It's not really a technical problem just appearance problem because you aren't supposed to paint things that expand and contract. Eventually paint has to let go.


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Old 08-11-2016, 07:26 PM   #5
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Black caulk is the answer. Hides nicely
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