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Old 2nd January 2010, 06:11 PM
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Default How many tubes of PU adhesive do I need?

Hi gents,

I'm just about to make a start on the body panels, and to keep things cheap, I'm going to buy my PU adhesive from ebay. I just need to know how many tubes to order. I'm doing ali rear panel and side panels as well as the interior ones.

By the way, buying this stuff, looks good and a good price too!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/SIKAFLEX-221-E...item2557e29888

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Old 2nd January 2010, 06:39 PM
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Personally I just use tubes of automotive bond from my local motor factors. Can't remember the brand name off the top of my head but it's up the garage if you want to know, I'll pop up and have a look.

I just pop down and get some more whenever I run out, and it's only 4 a tube too. He usually gives me a few extra nozzles for nowt as I never use a whole tube in 1 go.
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Old 2nd January 2010, 09:04 PM
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i used 3 on the whole car from memory. got it in universal fasteners gravesend for 4ish a tube.
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Old 2nd January 2010, 09:14 PM
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Cheers Ash, I'll pop in on Monday!
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Old 6th January 2010, 06:29 PM
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Default Sikaflex ?

Does anyone know the difference between Sikaflex 221 and 291 ?

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Old 6th January 2010, 09:21 PM
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221 is the one you want. 291 is more waterproof but has a low bond strength. 221 is better suited to automotive use, whereas 291 is marine grade.
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Old 6th January 2010, 11:24 PM
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Personally I just use tubes of automotive bond from my local motor factors. Can't remember the brand name off the top of my head but it's up the garage if you want to know, I'll pop up and have a look.

I just pop down and get some more whenever I run out, and it's only 4 a tube too. He usually gives me a few extra nozzles for nowt as I never use a whole tube in 1 go.
you probably mean this stuff

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Soudal-CARBOND...item3358d056b7

good stuff soudal we sell it in our shop unfortunatly not carbond just silicone sealants

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Old 6th January 2010, 11:59 PM
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I've always used Tiger Bond, the local car body shops use it as well.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Black-Tiger-Se...item439524cf41

heres some thing similar

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Wurth-Bond-sea...item4a9b1bc181
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Old 7th January 2010, 12:18 AM
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Sorry to sound thick but only having sealed showers and baths before, I gather that you do not add the sealant over the joints but that you apply it between and them fix them. As I'm intending to plug weld my floor to the chassis, will this then damage the sealant ?

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Old 7th January 2010, 09:38 AM
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i used 3 on the whole car from memory. got it in universal fasteners gravesend for 4ish a tube.
I used the same stuff , excellent selant, sticks like s**t to a blanket.
Handy guy to know as well for all your fixings.
Changed his business name though

Versatile Fastners
128, Milton Rd, Gravesend, Kent DA12 2PG
Tel: 01474 327576

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