Damp profing back of van

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  1. Neil

    Neil Grand Master
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    Hello everyone been a while since I've been on here! Been busy with things, fractured rib at the moment as well :(
    Any way I am getting my new van this week coming and I need to make sure it's waterproof inside, any ideas of other ways apart from protektakote? As I hate the stuff!!! Lol
     
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  2. Eclipse

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    Fibreglass
     
  3. Neil

    Neil Grand Master
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    How do you apply it eclipse?
     
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    It's always been my opinion that it's better to have a leak free system than to attempt to waterproof the rear of the van. In over ten years of wfp I've never needed to waterproof the rear of any van- I don't have a fixed reel though. I have a mini Torbeck float valve in my tank to prevent any overflow, all my connections are barbed elbows & Hozelock type fittings- if these start to drip I just replace the rubber O rings to cure.
    If you must waterproof, fiberglass is an excellent solution.
     
  5. SPCleaning

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    I didn't waterproof my transit, mainly because it is old and I felt not worth the investment. However, very little water gets split.
    Non of my joints leak and I have set up an overflow so if I overfill the tank it runs straight out of the van.

    If I was having a brand new van I'd probably do so, and I would get a fibreglass kit.
     
  6. Neil

    Neil Grand Master
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    Might look in to fibre grassing my van then a as a few people have said to do it that way but is it long winded to apply it? And what does it look like at the end?
     
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    I used swiming pool paint seems to of done the trick
     
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    hav,int waterproofed mine
    only problem always have water evert where
     
  9. Neil

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    Swimming pool paint ? Is that cheaper than protecta kote mate
     
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