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Old 03-10-2017, 10:47 PM
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Mysterious water leak

It has been raining for almost a week. Each day after work the front floor boards have water in them. Not a ton, but maybe a 1/4 cup. I have looked/felt around the freedom panels and doors, but I cannot find any other wet spots. Any ideas?

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Probably coming in on the top corners of the doors running down the A pillar then onto the floor. I had a similar leak on mine. At the top you have that piece of trim the covers some of the roll bar and runs partly across the windshield in the corner and then comes down the A pillar and over laps another piece of trim. Mine was getting inside that piece of trim then seeping out the bottom where it overlaps the lower piece of A pillar trim and running down and collecting on the floor. Mine was just the drivers side. found it going through the car wash and noticed where it was coming in from. It probably dries up on the A pillar by the time you get in and just notice a small puddle on the slush mats

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Watch this, you may have the common A pillar leak at the door.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LStAlKjynNs
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Watch this, you may have the common A pillar leak at the door.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LStAlKjynNs
I did this. So far so good. It's been 2 weeks.
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I did this. So far so good. It's been 2 weeks.


I'm having the same issue. I'll be stopping by napa today!


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Awesome! Thank you. I'll give it a shot.
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PS I looked everywhere around local for the NAPA tape. No go. I used the stuff that NAPA had and it was a bit firmer than the stuff he used. I'm not sure it will stay. I'm gonna try to find something better at an upcoming swap meet. Make sure the stuff you use is rubbery foam and not the regular camper tape that is crap.
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PS I looked everywhere around local for the NAPA tape. No go. I used the stuff that NAPA had and it was a bit firmer than the stuff he used. I'm not sure it will stay. I'm gonna try to find something better at an upcoming swap meet. Make sure the stuff you use is rubbery foam and not the regular camper tape that is crap.
This is what I used in the video, it's Napa P/N 770-1763: https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/BK_7701763

I also think this stuff from Home Depot may also be similar (although I've never used this stuff directly): http://www.homedepot.com/p/M-D-Build...066511
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This is what I used in the video, it's Napa P/N 770-1763: https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/BK_7701763

I also think this stuff from Home Depot may also be similar (although I've never used this stuff directly): http://www.homedepot.com/p/M-D-Build...066511
Thanks for the info and vid. BTW, the camper shell foam from Ace works just fine. I have used it for several small areas w/o any issues of it being "crap."
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Thanks for the info and vid. BTW, the camper shell foam from Ace works just fine. I have used it for several small areas w/o any issues of it being "crap."
Jut saying..not all camper tape is like what he used. I looked around and found it from $8.00 to $28.00 and some was rubber, foam rubber, and some foam like a sponge <-----the most common and what I referred too as "crap".
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Jut saying..not all camper tape is like what he used. I looked around and found it from $8.00 to $28.00 and some was rubber, foam rubber, and some foam like a sponge <-----the most common and what I referred too as "crap".
Gotcha. Thanks for clarifying. I had not seen those other low quality versions.
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This is what I used in the video, it's Napa P/N 770-1763: https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/BK_7701763

I also think this stuff from Home Depot may also be similar (although I've never used this stuff directly): http://www.homedepot.com/p/M-D-Build...066511
HA! I never realized it was actually YOUR video! I'll have to check out your channel more.

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