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Well I've seen that most Barths storage compartments are rusted out from water. I have the first compartment pass side gets wet can't find were the water get in any one have that problem
 
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Not sure your layout, I have had problems with a passenger side storage area getting wet but was from the shower drain. I also have both compartments up front get wet in the rain. Coming down from the window. I think I have the electrical box on driver's side fixed but not the other side.


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Speaking of water leaks, I have a leak in the basement compartment, too. It appears the weatherstrip has a metal "spring strip" embedded in the rubber. The metal has rusted and no longer grips the flange. Does anyone know of a source for this type of weatherstrip? Thanks





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Well I know it's not the shower haven't used it yet I will look at gaskets I'm going to run a test tonight I have a car camera I just bought I'm going to set it up in the leaking compartment tonight it's going to rain to record were its coming from I will keep in let u all know what I find
 
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Steve

Try Dyers RV Supplies.

They carry some of those molding in their seals section

Ed
 
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Thanks Ed! Thumbs Up I figured someone had seen this stuff. I will check on that.

I think this is the stuff! Thanks Thumbs Up

http://www.dyersonline.com/ap-...h-slide-on-clip.html


8607-3346-33TFPOB------9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
 
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Hi Steve
Try McMaster Carr. Under choose category, pick sealing, then door weather stripping, then bulb seals and I think you will find a match pretty reasonable.
Kenny
 
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Wow, lots of choices! I will have to measure the originals carefully. Thanks, Kenny


8607-3346-33TFPOB------9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
 
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Evan you can drill out the rivets. Carefully separate the skin from the rusted frame.
I have replaced some of the rusted floor. New frame rails were installed. Then I replaced the old aluminum skin. Be sure to use close end aluminum rivets, with aluminum mandrels when installing the old skin. Someone may have used regular rivets. Open rivets will let water in also.






This was water storage in the basement. New water tanks were installed also.
 
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Part of the reason I did not change them was the striker plate for the latches is mounted on the weatherstrip. Remove the plates, some have already come off, put the new rubber then clamp, drill and remount striker plates. I needed new steel plates, drill press and clamps, which I did not have, I was looking at sluminium striker plates as it was easier to drill by hand.


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Tom, I found the striker plates you left. I will do the one door where the strip is loose right away, the others aren't too bad. No big problem. I ordered the rubber strip, should be done soon.

It has rained A LOT lately but Liz has been sorting through all the great stuff you left us. She is going through all the cabinets and storage compartments, having a ball.

We will being going north next weekend for a road trip. Can't wait. Thumbs Up


8607-3346-33TFPOB------9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
 
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Steve
When I installed new under pans in the Storage compartments I changed all the bulb rubbers. As Tom mentioned the spring plates need to be removed in most cases. Not a big job and the new rubber bulb trim replacement will give you the opportunity to remove any rust and repaint.

Ed.
 
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I ordered enough to do the first door. If it is the correct fit I will probably do all doors eventually. Good way to keep them all tight and touch up the flange paint. Good prevention to keep everything dry.

I am looking forward to comparing our coaches. Should be interesting.


8607-3346-33TFPOB------9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
 
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May the Best BM win.
 
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I am interested in your basement AC/heat pump. hmm


8607-3346-33TFPOB------9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
 
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