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moisheh

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Posted: 06/10/18 06:59am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The 2001 may have one of those bad ISB's. It may also have problems with an ill fitting windshield. Common up to 2001. 2002 had many improvements.

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mike brez wrote:

Bumpyroad wrote:

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Brochure says rubber. Those are solid rvs. If you handy very easy to change roof rubber out.


but why bother with the hassle? plenty of other fish in the ocean.
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Well sir for the right price and 1k $ and a day of my time it would be good for another 20 years.


And there's a couple of ways to handle this. One, take a full day and quite a bit of labor, and use the DICOR product to fully recoat the roof, OR, one can completely remove the rubber roof and have it Rhino lined. Then your roof is good for life, if, IF the coach is worth the effort. We had a '99 Bounder 34V and it was a great coach for 7 years. It had the F-53 chassis and the 275HP V-10 and it ran between San Diego and Moab UT for the Easter Jeep Safari for years and years without one single issue. Nice coaches for the bucks.
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mike brez wrote:

Bumpyroad wrote:

mike brez wrote:

Brochure says rubber. Those are solid rvs. If you handy very easy to change roof rubber out.


but why bother with the hassle? plenty of other fish in the ocean.
bumpy


Well sir for the right price and 1k $ and a day of my time it would be good for another 20 years.


I thought a roof was about $100 a foot? I think your [email protected] is a gross understatement, rip it off and replace with rhinoo lining, don't reinstall a faulty product. but avoid the hassle and don't buy it unless it is very cheap.
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Bumpyroad wrote:

mike brez wrote:

Bumpyroad wrote:

mike brez wrote:

Brochure says rubber. Those are solid rvs. If you handy very easy to change roof rubber out.


but why bother with the hassle? plenty of other fish in the ocean.
bumpy


Well sir for the right price and 1k $ and a day of my time it would be good for another 20 years.


I thought a roof was about $100 a foot? I think your [email protected] is a gross understatement, rip it off and replace with rhinoo lining, don't reinstall a faulty product. but avoid the hassle and don't buy it unless it is very cheap.
bumpy


It might be a hundred a foot if you were paying someone to do it, like a dealer or RV service center but, when I was getting ready to ours on our previous coach, the '99 34' Bounder, a roll of the EDPM sheet, large enough to do my entire roof was only about $350-$400 for the whole thing. But, that did not include any glue, and or anything else that was going to be needed for a complete DIY re-roof job.

But, yep, I'd go for a Rhino if we really liked the coach and, were going to keep it for a seriously long time.
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It might be a hundred a foot if you were paying someone to do it, like a dealer or RV service center but, when I was getting ready to ours on our previous coach, the '99 34' Bounder, a roll of the EDPM sheet, large enough to do my entire roof was only about $350-$400 for the whole thing. But, that did not include any glue, and or anything else that was going to be needed for a complete DIY re-roof job.

But, yep, I'd go for a Rhino if we really liked the coach and, were going to keep it for a seriously long time.
Scott


reminds me of the threads where folks here claim maintenance on a diesel is no more than on a gasser. then you find out that they do all of their own maintenance themselves on the diesel. my Mr. fixit days are long past, when I discovered that I could work an hour overtime at my job and pay to avoid 6 hours under a vehicle.
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The 2001 may have one of those bad ISB's. It may also have problems with an ill fitting windshield. Common up to 2001. 2002 had many improvements.

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What is a bad ISB?





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Cumins/Allison Freightliner . The roof looks good no leaks i side except for the skylight has small spot. 36,000 miles.







Big Katuna wrote:

I have an 05 I bought new and my roof is indeed getting toasty BUT it was (stupidly) not garage kept. Maybe this one was.

What drive train? Mileage?

Any service records?

I personally would look for something newer.


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What is a bad ISB?


1998- 2001 Cummins B 24 valve cracked block 53/Brazil block:

http://www.cumminsdieselspecs.com/cummins-53-block.html


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I do not know which floor plan is on the OP's Bounder but the 39Z is one of the best single slide layouts. Lots of storage space and well planned. Bounders are entry level and a 2001 would have really cheap cabinets. Poorly constructed. Later years are much improved. Fleetwood changed the way they installed windows somewhere around 2004. No more wall separation. Lots of bang for the buck.

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