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Old 01-10-2014, 01:44 PM   #41
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daylight around the door

Like others, I have seen daylight around the door of our 17b. Talked to Reace, and added some foam insulation. We are heading to Chilliwack right after the rally in June and having it fixed.

All that said, when we were in Santa Fe last March it was blowing and snowing and we didn't feel any drafts around the door. I was surprised by that, and we were snug as the proverbial bug in the rug.

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Old 09-01-2014, 10:25 AM   #42
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On my 17B the door seal has separated at the bottom and developed a half inch gap. Does anyone know of some sort of rubbery caulk that might fill this gap and reseal the two ends together?

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Old 09-01-2014, 10:26 AM   #43
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just put some 1/2 thick foam insulation behind the rubber seal to make it fit tight against the frame.
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Old 09-01-2014, 10:47 AM   #44
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door seal

If your door seal has opened up into a gap, don't fill the gap with goop of some kind. I believe Reace is now splicing the seal together using a industrial glue that is sold by names such as "lightening or Smith glue," google it, the splice is stronger than the rubber itself. I have bought mine at auto shows or home and garden shows. You can also use O ring glue that can usually be purchased at bearing supply stores. It is used to make special sized O rings from stock material.

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