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Old 02-14-2013, 12:20 PM   #130
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Originally Posted by ShogunSamurai2005 View Post
I had mine put on the other day and the next day it was found on the ground! GRRRR!!! Ill be needing to put stronger thicker 3M tape on it.
Surface prep and compression are important during the initial mounting. Too cold is also an issue.

Even though it was 42F when I mounted mine, I left the wing and rear of the car in direct sunlight for 3hrs or so. Surface was very warm to the touch, wing was more flexible, tape was pliable.

After mounting, I used painters tape to maintain compression at 3 points across the middle and at both edges, then pulled the car into the garage to let the tape cool and cure. No issues whatsoever in the week since I mounted the wing. Temps have ranged from 0's-50's F, rain and snow and wind and salt.....

We'll see when it heats up if I have adhesion issues, but it is already fully cured so I doubt I will have problems.
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