"I'm a sinner. I broke down and bought a "new" motorhome.... well, okay... not real new..... a '92 Coachman 35' diesel pusher...."

We needed something dependable for our business.

Got it for a steal and I think I know why.... it's got real bad dry rot in about 8'+ of one wall.....

anyone deal with this?

this style rig has the newer vinyl outside skin.... ugh....

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Comment by Robert Wesner on June 9, 2015 at 3:16pm

it's glued down vinyl

Comment by So ska noname on June 9, 2015 at 2:13pm
Can you pop rivet a new old-style skin one on the bad area? Or is the entire outside all same? No, you're on the other side of country lol.
Comment by Robert Wesner on June 9, 2015 at 2:10pm

not worth the drive if you're in Oregon, LOL.... and it's a vinyl outside wall skin....

*sigh* SO not looking forward to this......

Comment by So ska noname on June 9, 2015 at 1:48pm
If not it's a diner project!! Just don't do like I did and throw away the interior walls. Save them for patterns. Lol
Comment by So ska noname on June 9, 2015 at 1:47pm
You can get a gutter siding man to replace the aluminum skin. My guy down street Ken, has lots people bring theirs to him. He custom fits parts. He does old trailer ceilings too. He's in taylor michigan. He's worth the drive.
Comment by Robert Wesner on June 9, 2015 at 12:51pm

gee, Pat..... you make it sound so easy....... LOL

Comment by So ska noname on June 7, 2015 at 11:31am
It's new to you...
Comment by Pat Daly on June 7, 2015 at 10:41am

Ya, Robert tons of posts and rebuild albums and blogs.  see on the right in members How To section AND center of home page under member restoration albums.   also, type dry rot or roof leak in the tiny SEARCH box top right of home page and you'll get about 80  discussions.  Just fix the leak source, do the roof totally... we love Eternabond on all joints, and windows. cut out the dry rot, replace with 2X2's or whatever was used, put in some insulation and interior paneling and hit the road. The floor is probably toast in a few spots too so check that out.  Do it a little at a time and just enjoy the ride... :)



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