Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > MH-General Discussions & Problems
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-17-2015, 02:34 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 16
TPO Roof Question

A quick question about re-sealing the vents on my M.H.'s roof. I have a 2006 Fleetwood Flair with what I believe is a TPO roof (that is what the manual says). I was able to look at the back side of the rubber roof where it was tucked into a vent, and the back of the roofing material was light gray in color). The roof itself is in great shape, but the chalking around the vents is pretty cracked. No leaks yet, just want to get a fresh seal before something does leak.

I plan on using Dicor Ultra Sealant self leveling lap sealant. Do I also need to use the Dicor primer first? Or is there a better way to do it?

Also, about how many tubes do you think the project will take? The M.H. is 33 feet long (2 vents, plus plumbing vents, Fridge, end caps)

Thanks!

Dean
__________________

__________________
Dean

2006 Fleetwood Flair 33r (Ford Chassis), Honda CRV Toad
deanlouis2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-17-2015, 03:54 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Gocoffeer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,137
Dean... I think you will be able to buy two tubes and have some left over. I use the Dicor Lap Seal on all my RV projects...Self flowing or the non flowing...both are great....clean with Iso alcohol before applying let alcohol evap and go.
__________________

__________________
Craig Gosselin
1994 Fleetwood 33H
1995 Fleetwood 30H (parts vehicle)
Gocoffeer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2015, 05:11 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 16
To clarify, do you use the primer before applying the sealant? Or does the alcohol do the job of the primer?

Thanks for your help.

Dean
__________________
Dean

2006 Fleetwood Flair 33r (Ford Chassis), Honda CRV Toad
deanlouis2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2015, 06:41 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
dennis45's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: BC
Posts: 6,458
Here is a little blurb from the Horses Mouth that might be of assistance.

Resources for RV Owners | Dicor Products | Official Website
__________________
Dennis & Carol
2003, 4006, 41' DutchStar, Spartan, ISC 8.3L W/BanksPower - 2013 Honda CRV, BlueOx Baseplate, Aventa Bar & Patriot Brake. And the 04 Bird, Sunshine Car.
dennis45 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2015, 09:59 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
brocja01's Avatar
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Milton, WI
Posts: 123
I just had these same questions, here is my thread. I ended up using a heat gun too loosen up the caulking, then scraped it off. Cleaned it off with some water, then mineral spirits, then let it dry. Here is the link to the thread. Possible caulk repair?
__________________
JBro '08 Fleetwood Fiesta LX
Ford Chassis
brocja01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2015, 09:40 AM   #6
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 16
That Dicor video answered all my questions. Thanks guys!
__________________

__________________
Dean

2006 Fleetwood Flair 33r (Ford Chassis), Honda CRV Toad
deanlouis2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
roof



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Excel to Offer New "Lifetime" Roof System ExcelRVGuy Excel Owner's Forum 22 11-19-2014 10:15 PM
Tpo roof maneddi Newmar Owner's Forum 17 06-17-2014 11:37 AM
Flat Roof and Email to Winnebago n5pht Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 19 06-09-2014 12:08 PM
TPO roof JeffAZ Class A Motorhome Discussions 14 02-12-2014 03:07 PM
Roof Air Lower Unit Question justgottarv Vintage RV's 1 01-17-2014 08:56 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.