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What is the "Best" Double-Sided Tape to use?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ChaseUA, May 28, 2010.

  1. May 28, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    ChaseUA

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    What is the general thought on the best Double-Sided tape to use?

    I am ordering some for some eyelids as well as to attach an emblem/badge to my grillcraft that is waiting to be installed.

    I want to make sure that the tape I use will bond well enough that I don't have to worry about the items coming lose/falling and thus losing them.

    I've searched for 3M double sided time but there seems to be a dozen or so different "styles" of them. Which do you guys find to be the best/strongest?
     
  2. May 28, 2010 at 6:20 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Home Depot has some stuff, its grey, with Red backing...Its automotive grade.


    [​IMG]
     
  3. May 28, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    I always used 3M.
     
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    Very good stuff.
     
  6. May 28, 2010 at 6:27 PM
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    chris4x4

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    The stuff I posted is made by 3M. Note the bottom right of the pic.
     
  7. May 28, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    Cool. I missed that. Thanks Chris. :)
     
  8. May 28, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    Thanks for the feedback guys. I'll try that kind Chris...
     
  9. May 28, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    you might also want to try some loctite brand.
     
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    crazy...i was actually searching for this and saw there was a new thread up! should be putting on the eyelids this week and was curious to what everyone uses. Don't want these bad boys flying off the truck going down the highway one day!
     
  12. May 28, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    That's what I used and like Chris said Home Depot carries it.
     
  13. May 28, 2010 at 7:06 PM
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    Any of you guys know if I can find the same tape at Lowes or Wal-Mart? No Home Depot in my town, but have a Lowes & Wal-Mart within a few miles.
     
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    Yes it will stick like mad. In fact...be sure you have the exact placing of your eyelids or you will be very hard pressed to remove them without destroying either the tape and having to reapply it or the eyelids themselves. I managed to use the entire roll of tape on my eyelids if I remember. Either way, there is MORE than enough to put on them.
     
  15. May 28, 2010 at 7:14 PM
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    thats the stuff! i think i found mine at Wal-mart or sum shit! 3M is gr8! didnt matter how much it cost for me as i didnt want my badges flyin off aswell!
     
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    Guys, the eyelids come with self-adhesive on the back.
     
  17. May 28, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    I bought some off of ebay and they didn't come with adhesive.
     
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    Which aisle is that tape in at Home Depot?
    I cant ever find it...
     
  19. May 28, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    Yeah I noticed when I read through the feedback on the guy that sells the T-Rex eyelids on eBay that a couple of people commented things like:

    "Nice eyelids, but why don't you include the double-sided tape anymore?" etc.
     
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