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Offline budlight69

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Headliner/ fabric adhesive
« on: September 17, 2017, 10:32:19 AM »
What is a good spray adhesive that you guys have had good luck with?  I have used Permatex HD headliner and carpet before, but it is coming off after only a few months.  Maybe I didn't use enough or didn't clean well?  I have some new material, but want to find a better product first. 

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Re: Headliner/ fabric adhesive
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2017, 02:43:09 PM »
we use a 3m spray adhesive for small spots on headliners. have to spray it then let it sit 1 to 2 mins before sticking the fabric back up. the local auto upholstery vickers.... said never use that $hit!!!! lol been using for years. i don't remember what he said to use or what he uses but it's a commercial grade. i would look online at upholstery shops to see what they offer.
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Re: Headliner/ fabric adhesive
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2017, 05:44:59 PM »

Can be had in aerosol cans. Works well. Used it quite a bit.
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Re: Headliner/ fabric adhesive
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2017, 05:18:36 AM »
If the part can be easily taken off, just run it down to upholstery shop.  There stuff holds tight, usually. 
But if ya want to DIY, I've had good luck w 3m in contact can.  2 coats on fabric/vinyl, one on the alum.  Let it set a couple min, lay it on w/o wrinkles.  Then roll it.

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Re: Headliner/ fabric adhesive
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2017, 11:59:29 AM »
3m scotch 90.  The scotch 77 fails to hold.  BTDT