leaky top box

Discussion in 'Tech/Mech General' started by Naughty Nigel, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. Naughty Nigel

    Naughty Nigel Deleted User

    Hi Folks
    we have fiamm top box that is showing signs of water ingress around the supporting bolts which appear to be corroded. Has anyone else had and cured a similar problem ? the van is quite elderly and so is the top box. In fact its owners are no spring chickens either . It would cause no problem as we only have the bbq and charcoal up there at the moment thanks for reading my post. Naughty Nigel and the happy traveller
  2. Wildman


    May 30, 2008
    Ilfracombe, Devon
    Two options, 1 is prefered, 2 is a bodge.

    1)it would appear to be time to replace and reseal the bolts, try stainless steel, they will not rust again,

    2)otherwise drill a drain hole in each corner of the box to allow water to drain away and cover the bolts with sealent to prevent further rusting.

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