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HI all,

I have been reading and searching the forum about gluing the back glass. Well, today I got my first chance to try the glue method. Man, was it a PITA........what did I do wrong???? I used Eileen's glue from Wal-Mart, but I also have the Elmer's glue. Could it been the glue or the method below?????? This is what I did:

I squeegee as usually for a back glass install.

After that, I lift back the film to the dot matrix and apply glue lengthwise along the film and dot matrix.

Put film back in place, wrap a hardcard in a cloth and started to squeegee the excess glue out (with pressure).

Now, I thought it looked really good but as I got outside to take a look, the dot matrix area looked milky and whitish.

What to do.....any suggestions as to why it changes color like that....

The car is a '95 Nissan Sentra...easy install, just this problem....tempurature was low 70's.

Thanks for the help. :DD

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1) Eileen's glue

2) with pressure

[*]334210

use the blue elmers school glue

or drill down the TOTW threads for Exact-Oh's clear glue/oral syringe method

not to much pressure or you will have the same air trapped around the bubbles

as if you used no glue

I will dig out my matrix pix for 'ya :DD

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1) Eileen's glue

2) with pressure

[*]334210

use the blue elmers school glue

or drill down the TOTW threads for Exact-Oh's clear glue/oral syringe method

not to much pressure or you will have the same air trapped around the bubbles

as if you used no glue

I will dig out my matrix pix for 'ya :DD

[*]334214

Thanks Zolar.....any pics would be great...Also, the first time I squeegee it wasn't alot of pressure so the film just fingered up so I hit it w/more pressure, then it looked like there's not even glue there...

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here is an example of ugly dots on a Mustang (not my work :DD ) no glue

baddot.jpg

here is one of my Mustang installs with blue school gel

mydots.jpg

here is a cavalier with the glue too

cav.jpg

with the glue you can see through the dots

with the vinyl you get tunnel vision :lol

paint would be the best option krylon.jpg

:DD:DD:lol2

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Zolar,

That's how mine looked like in the first pic after  I was finish with the glue.....what happend? So, I should try the Elmer's blue glue and light pressure...

how much glue u apply?

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I think too much pressure, you don't want to push all of the glue out

it will be lumpy untill it dries, but it will dry crystal clear :DD

I just run a line of it across the film, where the dots meet the glass

and push lightly with a hard card in a blue shop towel (scott blue paper towels)

I push up only a few inches at the time, working from side to side, gradually working up the dots

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Zolar,

That's how mine looked like in the first pic after  I was finish with the glue.....what happend? So, I should try the Elmer's blue glue and light pressure...

how much glue u apply?

[*]334228

I think too much pressure, you don't want to push all of the glue out

it will be lumpy untill it dries, but it will dry crystal clear :DD

I just run a line of it across the film, where the dots meet the glass

and push lightly with a hard card in a blue shop towel (scott blue paper towels)

I push up only a few inches at the time, working from side to side, gradually working up the dots

[*]334230

Thanks Zolar...... :DD

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