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Rotting cab rockers

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by Kahuna6719, May 16, 2010.

  1. Kahuna6719

    Kahuna6719 New Member

    I have a 97 Silverado Z71 extended cab. Does anyone know why lower rear of cab rusts and eventually rots? Is it from leaks somewhere above? I know there must be a lot of other members who have experienced this and i would like to know the solution.
  2. retired2001

    retired2001 New Member 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the GM TruckClub! I had a '96 like yours, but never had any rust problems and have not heard of the problem. Good luck!
  3. unplugged

    unplugged New Member 1000 Posts

  4. Eddie Z71

    Eddie Z71 Active Member 1000 Posts

    Hi, and welcome to the site!:glasses: Glad to have you here!
  5. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Super Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    Where do you live?
    Regional weather conditions and road chemical have a lot to do with these type conditions.
    I've never seen corrosion in these areas on trucks this new in the south/southwest and west.
  6. bigcountry

    bigcountry New Member

    I have the same problem on my '98 in the midwest.
  7. rustyk2

    rustyk2 New Member

    The rust on cab corners is without a doubt a geographical condition. My 88 burban is solid underneath and on rocker sills. no rot.

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