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Tailgate Trim Piece

Discussion in 'Stock 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by skidoomxz99, April 3, 2009.

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      The rear trim piece which sits right below the glass on the tailgate was recently replaced since it started to bow out last summer. My cousin owns a body shop, so we replaced the trim and he used a windshield adhesive on the new trim piece. I noticed last weekend that the left hand side of the trim piece is starting to pull away from the tail gate again.

      I used some 3M heavy duty double-sided tape to temporarily stick the trim to the rear tailgate for now. Is anyone else having a problem with this trim piece pulling away? What type of adhesive should I use to hold this trim piece in place?

      Thank you!
       
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      Thanks, I am going to read the "evil crack" thread!

      Does anyone know what type of adhesive will secure this panel to the tailgate?
       
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      My replacement panel came with the 3M double-sided automotive tape and that's how it's on there now.
       

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