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    Default Got a problem.....

    .... I cant seem to stick my front number plate down without it peeling off !!!

    Its really starting to annoy me now. I've used two different types of double sided number plate stickies... but they are not doing the job.

    Any ideas.... Dont want screw holes...

    What about 'No More Nails' stuff ??

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    U need no more screws lol,

    U tried the stuff they use for the interior mirrors?

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    No more nails needs one pourous side to stick to dude.

    Clean off all the previous sticky pads on both the bumper and back of the plate and apply some new. If there's any of the old stickys left they'll be interfering with the new ones. It might be worth getting a new front plate as well.

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    Give the area a good clean with a degreaser/panel wipe to get rid of fingerprints etc.

    I used the double thickness numberplate pads from Hellfrauds.... theyre brilliant and come with a panel wipe included in the pack.

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    Thumbs up Halfords

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    I had my private plates fitted at halfords, they used some heavy duty 3M pads and they stick like shi-- to a blanket, and no ugly screw holes, asak nicely and they may give you some.

    Regards,

    JCB

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    Just get some trim/body tape from a car shop (not sure if Halfords sell it). I'll bring some tomorrow if you're not properly sorted by then. It's what I've stuck mine on with (hate screw holes) and they ain't budging.

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    I've now got so many Halfords double sided strips used on mine, it would take a miracle to get them off....

    By the way, this is not an offer to try next time I meet up with you all...

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    You need 3M VHB (Very High Bond) tape, worked a treat on mine. You can get it in the work top joining kit from Ikea.

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    I take it the surface is free from grease. But you would think the speed you drive would hold the number plate firmly to the front of the car.

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