Vanning.com logo
 
Boxdin
Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
Slant 6 rebuild time.
by Reed. September 23rd 2017 2:26 am
SEATS !
by lukester. September 22nd 2017 9:13 pm
'79 Black Chevy
by cornfarmer. September 22nd 2017 6:53 pm
New game: "WHAT THE HELL IS LEAKING?"
by Puzzele. September 22nd 2017 6:29 pm
350 Rebuild.... what are your preferred cams?
by Dyno_Dave. September 22nd 2017 5:10 pm
1973 Chevy G20
by Deathorvictory. September 22nd 2017 4:39 pm
Dr. Bob's Jokes Thread
by Dyno_Dave. September 22nd 2017 4:23 pm
New from MN, with a 84 G20
by Dyno_Dave. September 22nd 2017 4:07 pm
New here but...
by Dyno_Dave. September 22nd 2017 4:05 pm
new here: 78 g20 in CO
by 1959. September 22nd 2017 11:34 am
Featured Links
Vanning.Com is a an authorized Amsoil Dealer


Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#722519 - April 15th 2017 6:07 pm rear window louver epoxy/glue?  
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 34
DadsVan Offline
newbie
DadsVan  Offline
newbie

Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 34
Fl
hey guys....been a looong time posting...ive got a set of the abs louvers for my dodge rear pop out windows and they came with some type of velcro like tape strips....i followed directions to a t but im just not sold on them....im thinking of using some type of epoxy or such that will hold tight and still flex with temp changes but i dont know what to try....have yall got any suggestions? i dont care that they will not be removable i just dont want to lose them....the contact surfaces would be the abs louver against the steel window frame....what do you think will stick?

#724267 - June 02nd 2017 4:09 pm Re: rear window louver epoxy/glue? [Re: DadsVan]  
Joined: Mar 2014
Posts: 159
gns67 Offline
member
gns67  Offline
member

Joined: Mar 2014
Posts: 159
Austin, TX
Have you considered any of the JB Weld products?


1989 Dodge Ram B250 Regency Conversion
1995 GMC Vandura G2500 Triple Crown Conversion (R.I.P.)
http://s1034.photobucket.com/user/gns67/slideshow/
"If this is the non-smoking section, how come we can't drink?' - Dave Dudley
#724270 - June 02nd 2017 4:51 pm Re: rear window louver epoxy/glue? [Re: DadsVan]  
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 8,078
CatFish Offline
carpal tunnel
CatFish  Offline
carpal tunnel

Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 8,078
Georgia, USA
3M automotive attachment tape.
The local body shop would most likely sell you enough for the louvers.

#724315 - June 03rd 2017 4:56 pm Re: rear window louver epoxy/glue? [Re: DadsVan]  
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 13,005
lukester Offline
lukester  Offline


Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 13,005
Lake City Florida, United Stat...
You can try some 3m VHB Tape

I also remember a vanner here that used the small binder clips.3 going down each side I think? Cliped the on with the window open. Them pinched the handle part off.


[Linked Image]

Arianrhod:2003 Chevy Astro
Black Magic: 1985 Dodge B-250
Serenity:1985 Chevy G-20
The Outcast:1983 Ford club wagon
Freedom:1990 Ford E-150
Outcast Vanners van club
member of the Florida Van Council
Support your local 2%
#724345 - June 04th 2017 11:44 am Re: rear window louver epoxy/glue? [Re: DadsVan]  
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 11,282
Reed Offline
Maniac
Reed  Offline
Maniac

Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 11,282
Fircrest, WA
I put some louvers on the pop out rear windows of my Ford a few years back. I used heavy duty velcro and it has held up for years of 80 MPH driving.


Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!
#724535 - June 08th 2017 6:16 pm Re: rear window louver epoxy/glue? [Re: DadsVan]  
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 34
DadsVan Offline
newbie
DadsVan  Offline
newbie

Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 34
Fl
thanks guys....i used the 3m tape and went on a 600 mile trip with zero problems....only at 70-75 mph though with the ole slant6.....checked milage too....16 mpg with hood scoop,windshield visor,sunroof open and rear pop outs open......better than a/c and really circulates alot of air......im pretty happy with dads van just need more time and money...you guys are great and thank you again

#724536 - June 08th 2017 6:22 pm Re: rear window louver epoxy/glue? [Re: DadsVan]  
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 11,282
Reed Offline
Maniac
Reed  Offline
Maniac

Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 11,282
Fircrest, WA
Nice! Sounds like a great trip.


Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!
#724622 - June 11th 2017 5:22 pm Re: rear window louver epoxy/glue? [Re: DadsVan]  
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 105
Greenstreak Offline
member
Greenstreak  Offline
member

Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 105
Warrington, Pa
It's good to know they stick with just some 3m tape. I'm about to pick up a set for my Ford and was scared to trust just the tape but it sounds like it's been tried and tested.


Moderated by  Astro, Ram4ever 

Donate


Upcoming Events
Fall Fest 3
10-13-2017
discovery
Instagram Feed
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 0 guests, and 9 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Micheal, SuckMyVan, BBSav, Mnvanner, Missy
9949 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
frscke1 136
CatFish 37
Reed 26
Wedgy 22
Forum Statistics
Forums69
Topics32,769
Posts501,735
Members9,949
Most Online177
May 8th, 2013
Tinfoil Security

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.057s Queries: 15 (0.014s) Memory: 5.8017 MB (Peak: 6.0775 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-09-23 09:09:15 UTC