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Best glue for auto exterior

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#1 IrishMist

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Posted October 14 2005 - 2:07 PM

Maybe some of you guys have expertise on this - I have a side strip of tough but flexible white rubber/plastic that came off the door of my jetta. I glued it on with a cement product but after about 9 months it has come off again. What would be the best type of glue for this?


#2 moocks

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Posted October 14 2005 - 3:25 PM

3M and others make a double sided trim tape just for auto trim.

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Posted October 14 2005 - 7:02 PM

the 3M double sided tape is the way to go , check the auto parts store by the paints and bondo stuff. I used it on my daughter's Jetta trim and it holds up well. make sure you clean off all the old adhesive though.

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Posted October 15 2005 - 6:31 PM

3M also make a trim glue called super adhesive- it'the bomb.

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Posted October 24 2005 - 9:51 PM

Yup 3M red label tape, make sure you wipe both car and molding off with rubbing alcohol or 3M grease and wax remover before putting tape on molding,then put some pro bond or 3M adhesive promoter on the car, you should not have any problems.

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