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Anyone have any luck attaching the door sill plate decal to the sill plate? I tried with double sided tape and it just popped off. Maybe I need better tape but worst case I'll just glue it. I'm curious what everyone else has used or what works the best.
 

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3M makes a number of products. Anything with "VHB" in the product number will work. "Very High Bond"... and believe me, it's all that the title describes. Their VHB tapes come anywhere from less than paper thin to 1/8" thick. Once it's on, it's not coming off.

https://itape.com/en/products/double-coated tape
 

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I've had bad luck with those decals staying on though. I'll clean the plate better though and see if my new decal will work this time.
 

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I've had bad luck with those decals staying on though. I'll clean the plate better though and see if my new decal will work this time.
I tried that and they didn't hold. Both came loose within thirty days, and I had even wiped the brand new sill plates with lacquer thinner first. Crap adhesive, hence the 3M stuff that holds. I'm pretty sure I could even remove them without damaging the sill plates too, if I ever have reason to.
 

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I tried that and they didn't hold. Both came loose within thirty days, and I had even wiped the brand new sill plates with lacquer thinner first. Crap adhesive, hence the 3M stuff that holds. I'm pretty sure I could even remove them without damaging the sill plates too, if I ever have reason to.
Yep! Adhesive on those is garbage. I need to grab a few inches of the 3M stuff we use at work. With permission of course.
 

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Not that I've got stock in 3M or anything, but I've worked in a few sign shops over the years. The sign in the attached picture has a welded aluminum angle frame and the faces are attached to said frame with... you guessed it... 3M VHB tape. If you attach the emblems to the jamb plates with 3M VHB, they're living there, and will be there after your car gets passed on to your great grandchildren.
 

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Good timing, I have been looking for a solution too. My passenger side has stayed on well, but the drivers side dint last a week.
 

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Maybe I got lucky but the replacement emblems on my sill plates are still firmly attached after 3.5 years.
 

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Maybe I got lucky but the replacement emblems on my sill plates are still firmly attached after 3.5 years.
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Mine too. I don’t need a super glue to fix them, they just stay in place, no problems.!


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Jesus, Has anyone ever heard of 5-Minute Epoxy..???!?? Not a Brain burner here on this one....

Been using it to affix my Door Sill Plate emblems (New and Used) for 35 years.... Still waiting for one to come off...

:eek:)

Tony K.
 
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