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Topic # 142692 20-Mar-2014 23:53 Send private message



Which type of glue do I need to get from Repco to glue that "black plastic thing" to the car door?





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  Reply # 1010359 21-Mar-2014 05:32 Send private message

Contact adhesive like F2.

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  Reply # 1010378 21-Mar-2014 07:51 Send private message

kiwitrc: Contact adhesive like F2.


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  Reply # 1010379 21-Mar-2014 07:51 Send private message

In the trade I tend use stuff like ADOS MS ( note I've not actually used this particular product but lots of similar ones)

It's basically similar to standard silcone but really strong and not easy to tear.
If you want the very strongest option then I think mitre 10 sell windscreen sealer, just make sure you have cleanup solutions ready before you start and wear old clothes and gloves. If things get messy these products are a nightmare.

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  Reply # 1010382 21-Mar-2014 07:54 Send private message

The door rubber would normally be held on with clips, is this something you can solve with new clips or has the rubber been torn around the clips?



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  Reply # 1010390 21-Mar-2014 08:24 Send private message

No clips. The rubber is glued to the car. That picture was grabbed from the net last night.





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  Reply # 1010403 21-Mar-2014 08:50 Send private message

I had a Mitsubishi Diamante a few years back  where the rubber had no clips, it started to come away, once it started nothing could prevent it for long. Even the Mitsi dealer could never permanently fix it and it went back many times, luckily it was under the new car warranty.
It was actually the last Mitsi I will ever own.




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  Reply # 1010415 21-Mar-2014 09:24

There isnt much that silicon sealer wont stick together - there are building held together with it!

The main thing would be making sure the surfaces are clean and not greasy, then glob enough silicon to do the job and stick some tape to hold in place over night.

The other advantage is that silicon sealer has acetic acid as a curing agent - this is effectively vinegar. So it has a mild smell that goes away quickly. Some of the other really strong contact adhesives can reek for a very long time... Could make the inside of your car most unpleasant.




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  Reply # 1010548 21-Mar-2014 12:39 Send private message

Thank you guys. The car in question is a Ford - less than a year old.

Will get the glue from Repco this weekend





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  Reply # 1010562 21-Mar-2014 13:08 2 people support this post Send private message

nakedmolerat: Thank you guys. The car in question is a Ford - less than a year old.

Will get the glue from Repco this weekend


If it is less than a year old take it to you rFord Dealer it will be covered by the new car warranty




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  Reply # 1010568 21-Mar-2014 13:20 Send private message

Also dont get glue from Repco, get it from Bunnings or Warehouse, it will be cheaper.

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