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I had to replace my door handles. I found a few links on the forums here about using some window back silicon stuff but its came off twice now. When the handle comes off I can see I made a nice surface bound but it is not holding. Plus it's very flexible, the stuff that was on there was rock hard.

Does anyone have a recommendation?
 

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I used 3M double sided tape.
 

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Ahh, that strong thin stuff?
 

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See here:


I just did this recently so not yet sure of durability, but guaranteed to remove easier!
 

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I used 3mm double sided tape and they have not come off after about 8 months.
 

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I mimic the others in here, just used some Scotch double sided outdoor tape and it works out great, no issues here and I did mine a month ago.
 

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Tape was simple, no mess and theoretically easy to remove when/if needed. At least you have options...
 

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This is what I used for my CF handles. Wanted to be 100 percent permanent and not have to mess with tape. I highly recommend (and so would the tiger king).


U-Pol Products 0727 Black Tiger Seal Adhesive/Sealant - 310ml Cartridge https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002SQY852/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_PkyyFbE6HR9EX


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Yeah so this is the stuff I used now twice, it makes a good bound to the car. The issues are 1) its rubbery when cured, 2) it does not bound to the new plastic cup. I still have some if anyone can tell me how it should be used. I apply it, push down the cup, and wait 2 days before use. Came off twice now (two applications). Each time I removed all the excess.
 

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Yeah so this is the stuff I used now twice, it makes a good bound to the car. The issues are 1) its rubbery when cured, 2) it does not bound to the new plastic cup. I still have some if anyone can tell me how it should be used. I apply it, push down the cup, and wait 2 days before use. Came off twice now (two applications). Each time I removed all the excess.
Maybe my experience was different because I was bonding mine to carbon fiber? Maybe stay away from this stuff if using on plastic? Sorry guys!


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That may be the issue... I guess ill find tape. You guys use this stuff?
Yep, I used this one since that's what the store had:

https://www.amazon.com/Scotch-Outdoor-Mounting-60-inches-411P/dp/B0083K36KA/

But they look to be basically the same thing. When I did mine, I cut the strip in half (long way), since it's a little wide right out of the roll. So you technically get more for your money!
 

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Looks like they used black weatherstrip adhesive originally.

3M VHB tape is some amazing stuff. They put 18 wheeler trailers together with it.
 

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This is what I used. Great stuff.
 

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Scuff the plastic part to provide tooth if applying adhesive if using tape you shouldn't have to.
 
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