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RE: Camper Roof coating on top of old Coating?

yeah, I figured that's not a wise choice. However, it does appear to be mostly solid. I would have figured this are was solid as well if I hadn't taken the corner trim pieces off. There's no visible peeling elsewhere on the roof and the lap sealant around all the vents and stuff looks pretty fresh.
SDTacoMan 12/14/19 01:03pm Tech Issues
Camper Roof coating on top of old Coating?

Hello all! Me and my girlfriend just picked up what we thought was a nice move in ready camper, but to our dismay it had a decent leak on the front wall of the camper. We are both lacking a lot of knowledge on RV's, although I have worked a lot of maintenance jobs in the past and I'm a bit of a handyman, so we are trying to make this livable by ourselves. After pulling the inside wall out I believe I have narrowed the leak down to the outside front corner moldings which I have removed, cleaned, and am going to apply dicor corner tape to the sheet metal and butyl-tape back on then finish it off with some pro-flex RV caulk. While pulling the corner moldings off near the roof I found that an old coating (the previous owner claimed it was 'just' re-coated) began to peel off with the trim piece. We were planning on coating the roof with dicor extended life 100% silicone elastomeric roof coating, but we were just going to coat on top of the old coating. TL;DR My question is, should I begin trying to peel the old roof coating off (as it seems to be peeling off ok here) or should I leave the coating and just apply on top of it. I don't believe I have any roof related leaks at this point of time anyways, so I'm not sure I want to go for it if it's going to cause me a ton of work. Here are some pictures of the current roof coating: https://i.imgur.com/vnpvcZv.jpg height=600 https://i.imgur.com/0lB8YV2.jpg height=600 and here is where the corner trim piece was covered by the coating, and began peeling away as a consequence of its removal:https://i.imgur.com/E6SjJfQ.jpg height=600
SDTacoMan 12/14/19 11:39am Tech Issues
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