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Old 03-07-14, 10:18 AM   #1
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My roof spoiler doesn't stick to the glass anymore on the left hand side, is there some kind of glue I can use to stick it back on? I really hate to have to remove the whole thing and redo the 3M double sided tape again, guys who did that know what I'm talking about (it's a real pain in the **** by the way). The right hand side still holds good.
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Old 03-07-14, 11:28 AM   #2
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Really hard to fix what you have without removing it completely and re-doing it with all new 3M HD tape.
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Old 03-07-14, 11:33 AM   #3
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Mine came off just like yours, I removed the spoiler and still haven't put it back on because applying 3M take on it again is a B****.
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Old 03-07-14, 12:37 PM   #4
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To me, putting new 3M tape on is a breeze, removing the old one, that is a tedious and messy chore.

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To me, put new 3M tape on is a breeze, removing the old one, that is a tedious and messy chore.
I was talking about the whole process of taking it off and putting it back on.
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Old 03-07-14, 03:13 PM   #6
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You can always lift up the side that doesn't stick anymore and place a smaller piece of 3M there to bond it. Honestly, I would just take the time to redo it once the right way and be assured that it won't be a problem later down the road.
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You can always lift up the side that doesn't stick anymore and place a smaller piece of 3M there to bond it. Honestly, I would just take the time to redo it once the right way and be assured that it won't be a problem later down the road.
Yeah, you're right, trying to find a short cut to it isn't going to work properly. Oh well, we have to do it the hard way then. Thanks.
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I just re-did mine unfortunately no other way than to redo the whole thing.
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Mine is coming loose also on the edge after being on the car for 5+ years.

I'm thinking about reapplying the roof spoiler with permatex RTV.
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You can use crazy glue:-)
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Old 03-07-14, 08:28 PM   #11
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the process doesn't take much longer than half an hour and the process doesn't require you to be in any weird position. I would consider this a very easy fix haha
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do it right or have it flying off on the highway
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do it right or have it flying off on the highway
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do it right or have it flying off on the highway
I'm more worried about someone stealing my roof spoiler than it flying off the highway.
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Spend the time to do it right the first time so you don't face unforeseen circumstances in the future.

OP I would just remove the entire spoiler and redo the install with new 3m tape. There is no real short cut to this process. I know some members have tried to use a different type of tape like loctite but the results have varied.

Also I would do it right away. Depending on where you live, I wouldn't want the left side not sticking to the rear glass to be an open invitation for thieves to steal the spoiler.

Good luck.
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