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Old 10-06-2008, 08:08 PM   #1
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Im having a problem with water leaking into the trailer from the wheel wells. I've sealed the seams and the problem seems to be the actual gelcoat. I place a water hose on low and put it into the well starting from the bottom where the seam is and no leaks till I get about 3 inches up. I dont see any holes or cracks but water comes through quick. then I tried it all along the rest of the well and its coming in there to. The waters coming in at the edge of the floor and well. When I put the hose on the edge, no water. I've tried sealing a small spot with spray on bed linner then used rubberize under coating . Slowed but no real help. Any comments what my next step should be ? I'm ready to use thick rubber pond linner to use as an actual physical barrier, not sure how I'll get it to stick. Thanks.
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Old 10-14-2008, 04:47 PM   #2
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is the buro a double shell? and you cant see the inside of the leaking shell untill water comes out second shell?
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Old 10-14-2008, 05:51 PM   #3
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You coated it with exactly the same stuf that I would have used however the problem now is that you may have to remove it norder to do other things.

A professional bed liner could spray their stuff in there or you could try HERCULINER see:

http://www.jcwhitney.com/Liquid-Bed-Liners...in_dim_search=1

A rubber membrane is a great idea if U can get it to stick. Contact cement?
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