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Offline Woozor

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Pressed plates what to stick on with
« on: November 03, 2019, 10:08:41 AM »
Hi guys I got some pressed plates and used the Halfords sticky pads 1mm but the front one is coming off after a few days the rear seems fine.

What's the best stuff to stick it on with?

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Re: Pressed plates what to stick on with
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2019, 05:29:13 PM »
make sure you clean both surfaces with alcohol wipes

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Re: Pressed plates what to stick on with
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2019, 05:35:19 PM »
I used some 3M tape for mine, with a really clean surface and they have been stuck solid since  :smiley:

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Re: Pressed plates what to stick on with
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2019, 07:27:44 PM »
Have a look at a number plate surround, they can be screwed directly onto the car then the plate is clipped into the holder.
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Re: Pressed plates what to stick on with
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2019, 09:04:28 PM »
sticky backed velcro  As titchy said wipe clean with alcohol, IPA or nail varnish remover if you own some :wink:
Ive been using 50mm x 250mm strips NEVER let me down and easy to remove if you need to..EBAY 122692257955
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Re: Pressed plates what to stick on with
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2019, 12:40:44 PM »
I got fed up of the front one coming off every couple of years so screwed them on in the end. Best result I had was the velcro strips though as others have said.

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Re: Pressed plates what to stick on with
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2019, 06:46:50 PM »
I used double-sided carpet tape. No problems even after 5 years. :happy2: :happy2:


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Re: Pressed plates what to stick on with
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2019, 08:20:17 PM »
Interesting suggestions, I’m tempted to try Velcro.
Double sided foam can be hit or miss - Halfords stuff ain’t good - properly branded 3M stuff works well