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Old 04-17-2008, 02:44 PM   #1
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I just bought an 01 2505

stoked about my first camper but I have a leak where the fiberglass meets the rubber roof. I'm assuming some silicone will do the trick. Any advice?

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Old 04-17-2008, 03:13 PM   #2
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I wish I remebered the name, But I used some sealant that is white in color and made for rubber roofs, and mobile homes I p/u at Walmart for 2 bucks, worked well for me, it expand and contracts depending on weather conditions.

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Old 04-17-2008, 03:14 PM   #3
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Hi and welcome to FRF!!

Don't use silicone. Goto an RV shop and get some self leveling lap sealant. Silicone will be pealing off in a few months.

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Old 04-17-2008, 03:36 PM   #4
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Hi mytundrarocks,

Welcome to FRF.

Silicone is NOT recommended for RV sealing, especially the roof. To seal areas where items such as vents, skylights, antennas, etc.. protrude through the roof, use a self-leveling lap sealant.

Click here for info on Dicor Self-Leveling Lap Sealant

For sealing molding-to-fiberglass sidewalls and molding-to-ABS front caps, use a good RV quality sealant, such as Pro-Flex or Geocel 2300MHRV .
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Old 04-18-2008, 07:23 AM   #5
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Thanks for the help Fella's

sounds like self leveling lap sealant is the way I'll go. This looks just like the Tundra Solutions site. any thing I should know about an 01 2505? No slides front booth dinet. I paid 6700 for it with the hitch and a wildfire 3500 watt generator. It's in very good shape, only issues were broken shower hoses because it did freeze last year on the previous owner, a little water damage on the floor cabinet, and the roof leaked into the bunk which made that platform weak. I wasn't planning on using that anyway. Tires are great new Battery, good tanks. How did I do?
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