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Tips for sticking the rear view mirror on?

soon after I bought my 156 i noticed that the reat view mirror on the windscreen was wobbling and it eventully fell off. I've tried sticking it back on with the little sticky tabs that you get in Halfords (yes i cleaned the area first and i didnt leave it greasy) but it just comes off again after a couple of weeks.
By the looks of it the car has had the windscreen replaced and the mirror has not been put back on properly.
I've tried superglue etc but nothing lasts.

Does anyone have any tips for this irratance? i'd loath buying one of those sucker ones.
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Re: Tips for sticking the rear view mirror on?

Clean the glass surface off thoroughly,good de-greaser,Meths, PCB cleaner, cellulose thinner, or suchlike, and the mirror fixing point, then a good thixotropic, (Gel) super glue?:
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Re: Tips for sticking the rear view mirror on?

I think they are specially bonded on, but you can get stickers specifically for rear view mirror repairs. Not Halfrauds ones, dealer ones. They are the same thing as the normal foam double-sided sticky but *ultra* sticky

Alfa ones are probably £20 . Try asking a local window replacement center how they do it as they should know
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I have stuck my rear view mirror on with araldyte, hasnt dropped off for nearly a year now is offline  
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Re: Tips for sticking the rear view mirror on?

I bought a special kit in Halfords to bond mine back on. Can't remember whose made it, but it was one of the big adhesive companies.

And it hasn't fallen off since .....
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Re: Tips for sticking the rear view mirror on?

I use Loctite (sp?) on my Fuse Box cover which has lost all the pegs and that has held for a while now. Use it on my sun visor too, as it hangs loose without it.
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