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What double sided tape for car dash cam and mobile?

ColinL
Growing in Experience

What double sided tape for car dash cam and mobile?

Hi, I am hoping a Bunnings expert can please advise which is the best doubled sided 3m tape (or square) to stick a dash cam onto the windshield and mobile mount onto the dashboard.

 

Thanks heaps in advance,

Colin 

MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Re: What double sided tape for car dash cam and mobile?

Hi @ColinL,

 

I'd recommend either Scotch™ 2.54 x 152.4cm Clear Mount Double-Sided Mounting Tape, or if you're game, you could use the Scotch-Mount Extreme Double-Sided Mounting Tape 2.5cm x 1.5m. Be warned, though, the latter might be hard to remove if you ever need to. 

 

Regardless of the mounting tape you use, it will only ever adhere as well as the effort you put into preparing the area. The tape will peel off if you don't clean the surface and remove all traces of dust and oils. I suggest giving the surfaces a good clean with warm water and a couple of drops of dishwashing liquid using a lint-free cloth. Rinse the areas with plain water to remove any traces of soap. Then, which is especially important, clean the areas with isopropyl alcohol and wait for it to evaporate. Give it another wipe with a clean cloth to ensure there is no remaining alcohol, and adhere your mounting tape. Remember your PPE when using this product, including suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. It's also a good idea to do a test section on your plastic in an inconspicuous area to make sure there are no adverse effects.

 

With the above cleaning instructions, you'll give the tape the best chance of withstanding the extreme temperatures the interior of a car is subjected to.

 

Please let me know if you have any questions.

 

Mitchell

 

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ColinL
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Re: What double sided tape for car dash cam and mobile?

You are a legend thank you very much for the detailed information Mitchell!

 

Cheers,

Colin

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