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Body trim Glue?

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#1 Flow


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Posted 16 April 2004 - 11:11 PM

What's the best stuff to use to reattach the black plastic body trim on my '86 wagon? Thanks.

#2 Subi81


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Posted 16 April 2004 - 11:37 PM

Just did that same thing on my 86 turbo wagon, I got my stuff from Franklin auto parts, I think they are just a local shop here is what I used.
3M weatherstriping adhesive (black) part No. 08011

Here is a link to 3m site and speil on the stuff


Just lathered it on the door and the trim let it set up for 5 min, then pushed on the strip.

Whatever you do don't use Hot Glue, 1 day in a 100 deg day and it will be lieing on the ground faster then you can say, Dammmit!

Good luck!

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Posted 17 April 2004 - 01:03 AM

My sidemoldings are attached with clips, but what I would generally use is 3M double-sided foam tape, AKA doublestick. I'm sure you've seen it - grey foam tape with a red plastic backing that's really hard to get off? I use that stuff for everything.

#4 Dr. RX

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Posted 17 April 2004 - 10:34 AM

I use the same glue that they use to iinstall windsheilds. but be careful not to put too much on, it will ooze past the edges and look terrible.

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Posted 17 April 2004 - 01:19 PM

I use 3M "Automotive Trim Adhesive", comes in an arisoll can, its yellow when it comes out and it works GREAT! I think its a varieant of permatex, AKA: The yellow deth.

#6 draggon


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Posted 18 April 2004 - 01:31 AM

you might want to try something called GorillaGlue its really strong and garunteed to last,you can go to ( www.gorillaglue.com) to check for a store near you that sells it


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