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rack 12-07-2008 11:29 AM

Bonding rear view mirror
 
Hello guys,

I need to bond the rear view mirror on my 78 Monte Carlo.

I bought Loctite 319 and read on the back side not to use it on Ford windshield as it could break it :confused: :confused: :confused:

Do anyone of you have used this Loctite 319 on Chevy windshield? Is it safe?

Thank you,
Ivo

Henry Highrise 12-07-2008 12:35 PM

They sell the adhesive for mounting mirrors to windshields at just about every auto parts store that I know of....they come in tiny containers with just enough for one mirror. If you do not have a auto parts store in your area you could probably order it on-line from NAPA.

rack 12-07-2008 01:05 PM

Hi Henry Highrise,

Thanks for replay.
This Loctite 319 is adhesive for bounding mirrors on windshields.
It is made in USA so I thought some of you should know it.

I am in Europe and I hardly could find any of your well known brands here.

Best regards,

Ivo

OneMoreTime 12-07-2008 02:53 PM

Guess i am a dummy anytime I needed to glue a mirror on I just went to the store and got some glue and glued the mirror..Never had a problem..one tip is to glue the little bracket deal on and leave it overnite then attach the mirror..

Sam

DanTwoLakes 12-07-2008 04:40 PM

Sam is right on the money. Glue the mounting bracket on and leave it alone for 3 days before you mount the mirror and it will work fine.

302 Z28 12-07-2008 05:10 PM

And clean both surfaces exceptionally well with an oil free solvent.

Vince

lanier ledford 12-07-2008 06:15 PM

rear veiw mirrors
 
As 302 said, but, clean the glass and the little metal piece with a window razor scrap to remove all the old glue. For safety, I leave the metal in the mirror while scraping it to prevent cutting finger, 's.


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