Adhesive

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  1. stoney4vida

    stoney4vida Semper Fidelis

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    What would be the best adhesive for mounting case armor to my DR650 ?
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  2. jon_l

    jon_l Long timer

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    Hi temp silicone, thickly applied, so you have cushion between armor and case. So maybe 3/16" to 1/4" thick snakes of silicone, which will smoosh down a little (maybe 1/8" to 3/16") when you press it home. Check position, then apply masking tape to defeat gravity until it cures.

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    Procycle armor on a DR650 in photo

    Be sure to degrease both surfaces first with isopropyl alcohol.

    Hi-temp silicone (at least mine) is brightly coloured, so you will see it when you look down from the saddle, but worth the peace of mind.
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  3. stoney4vida

    stoney4vida Semper Fidelis

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    Thanks, sounds good.
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  4. sailah

    sailah Lampin' it

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    3M VHB tape
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