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Old 08-16-2014, 07:53 PM   #1
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Adhesive Help

I am trying to attach a dash disk to the underside of my dashboard in my '98 Boxster in order to use a suction cup mount for my GPS. The dash disk came with 3M tape on it. That stuck for a few seconds until the weight of the GPS unit ripped it off the dash. I tried again with 3M heavy duty molding tape. It stayed a little longer (a few minutes) until gravity won out. I am looking for something to attach this disk to the dash that won't come off until I want to take it off.

Any ideas? I don't want to ruin the dash.

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Old 08-16-2014, 08:42 PM   #2
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I was thinking 4" grabber screw until I saw that last sentence.
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Old 08-16-2014, 08:51 PM   #3
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got the
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I was thinking 4" grabber screw until I saw that last sentence.
thinking it's underneath. A small hole will not be noticeable when removed.

What is a grabber screw?

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got the grabber screw part. lol
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Old 08-17-2014, 08:44 PM   #5
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Try wiping with acetone (test first) then denatured alcohol, air dry, then try again with molding tape. You have some treatment, perhaps silicone-based, on the dash tjat is keeping the adhesive from adhering.
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