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  1. Adhesive for sticking plastic side trim back

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The plastic strip across the bottom of the side of the car has partly come off after |I hit something in the road. What is the best way of sticking it back bearing in mind the low temperatures at the moment. I have used Master Seal which has worked well but the lowest Application temperature is...
  2. Removing spray adhesive?!

    Car Detailing
    Hi all, after a bit of advice. I used some spray adhesive on my garage, it was a cold day and some of the adhesive was blown onto my car 5 metres or so away, I didn't notice at the time, but now I have some adhesive on the car and it seems pretty solid. There's a few bits where it has landed...
  3. Adhesive on interior trim

    Alfa GTA
    A picture is worth a thousand words :) Anyone else have a slightly sticky film on their window control surrounds? Here's mine mid-way through removal of the film.
  4. rubber to plastic adhesive suggestions?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Need to stick a rubber strip to a plastic trim. I used sikaflex on sideskirts - which was great but trying to 'handle' that stuff on a delicate piece of trim would be difficult (plus I dont want to spend on a new tube of sika for 5ml of glue. I've tried superglue - but it goes brittle. Would...
  5. Clamping the skirts whilst adhesive dries.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have done this before and it took loads of attempts. I need to adhere a small section of body skirt that has come away. I have a load of the sikaflex adhesive but it takes forever and a day to dry. Last time I used bucket loads of gaffer tape with varying success. Is there a better way...
  6. Side skirt adhesive ???

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So after many years I have finally got my self a set of side skirts off the chaps at Autolusso. After reading a few threads I have purchased a tube of Sikaflex (£14) :wow: I used to use this stuff when I was an apprentice joiner working in a boatyard. It would basically stick anything to...
  7. Adhesive help - side skirts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My skirts on the 156 veloce have started to come free on the drivers side. Ive had a look and the retaining clips are broken and the existing adhesive is giving way. Ive tried with some Alderite but that only held for a week before starting to come lose. Can anyone recommend anything thats...
  8. Adhesive Number Plate Pads

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hey all, Anybody got their plates fitted with the adhesive pads you can get? I have a new set of nice clean plates to put on the car and would prefer not to have to drill them. I've seen the adhesive packs you get with 3 strips (left, middle and right) are these good enough to hold a plate on...
  9. Sticky adhesive remains- what gets rid of it?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My car came with a set of 17" "dare" wheels. The centre cap looke silly on them so I peeled it off to just have a silver centre. But there's the sticky remains of the adhesive left on them.. I know petrol removes tar.. But what removes this stuff. White spirits maybe? Someone please must know :o...
  10. Adhesive numbers for my 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. Anyone know where I can get replacement chrome adhesive numbers for my T Spark 156? The '6' has come off and I can't find anywhere that sells them. Cheers
  11. adhesive instead of drilling holes??

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    rather than drill holes in the rear arches and front panel to attach the trim id rather use a strong waterproof adhesive! the rear arches should stay in place easily enough but the front spoiler might be a different story!!!! has anyone got any ideas as to what the best product might be, iv...
  12. Self adhesive thingys

    General Alfa Discussion
    :confused: I have bought headlamp deflectors for travelling through Europe, as we are driving Mrs SpiderMonkeys' motor through to Stelvio we require self adhesive thingys for the lights, this is so we don't dazzle and blind 'Johnny foreigner' this I understand and in all my other cars I have not...
  13. adhesive removal

    Car Detailing
    i love my gta but i carnt be arsed washing it every week so take it down the hand car wash. the other day i did it myself and gave it a wax. there was a small italian flag under the gta badge which was on when i bought it (about 1inch x 1/3 inch). it had started going funny round the edges i...
  14. Adhesive for rear boot spoiler

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I recently bought a genuine Alfa Romeo boot spoiler for my 166 (the zender one) and wondered if anyone can recommend a decent glue to stick that puppy on there ? I know Alfa provide a glue kit for about £30, but that takes 24 hours before you can actually use the car..... So basically, do any...
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