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Old March 14th, 2012, 10:10 PM
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resealing roof?

Is there a thread somewhere on resealing a 110 roof? Judging by the water stains on my headliner, mine leaks above the front doors and to a lesser extent in the back corners too. Haven't dropped the headliner to have a closer look. Interested in hearing any tips, tricks, parts I need, etc. Thanks.

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Old March 14th, 2012, 10:30 PM
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Do you have a sun roof ?
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Old March 15th, 2012, 06:57 AM
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If the leaks in the front are at the forward corners it could be the door gasket seal. The way the top and windshield attach there is a small gap which is usually filled with caulk. The way the rain gutter is made and attaches I would look for any cracks in it or where it is attached. As mentioned by Dennis the sunroof can leak and also look at the Alpine windows.
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Old March 15th, 2012, 07:51 AM
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No sunroof, and doesn't look like the alpine windows are leaking. I'll check the door gasket seal. Would silicone be better than caulk to fill the gap? Seems like it would be more flexible once dry. Thanks.
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Old March 15th, 2012, 08:10 AM
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I used this stuff called "strip caulk" when I did mine, available at any auto body shop and permanently flexible. Another option would be duct seal, available at any Home Depot.
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Try the Defender Water Ingress Manual for common areas of entry.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/17833628/water-ingress-manual
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This sounds like the problem to me also. I use Body seam sealer in white by 3M But the color of your truck, you may be happy with black. Heck even right stuff may look alright in that cavity for you. Be sure to clean the area and dig out all old sealing material real well before sealing..


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If the leaks in the front are at the forward corners it could be the door gasket seal. The way the top and windshield attach there is a small gap which is usually filled with caulk. The way the rain gutter is made and attaches I would look for any cracks in it or where it is attached. As mentioned by Dennis the sunroof can leak and also look at the Alpine windows.
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Old March 15th, 2012, 09:26 PM
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Just about anything will work as long as it stays flexible and can be removed. I have uses the strip caulk found at Lowes or Home Depot but the Auto Paint store has the best stuff.
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