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Originally Posted by TCracingCA View Post
I think that type of epoxy works well bonding two rigid type of materials together, but not foam or upholstery, etc.. The set up time is frustrating and clamping when using these is recommended, because you aren't going to be able to hand press on the whole length of that piece to hold it down till the epoxy sets up. Thus epoxy will harden just about every time when you aren't looking, but won't harden when you are watching it! But I lack a ready off of the top of the brain recommendation for you! Some of the contact cements (goop yellow) might be a better choice, but it would be good also with those to clamp it somehow, but those work better on larger surface areas whereas epoxy is better suited for a smaller repair type situation!
TC --- Too funny about epoxy not setting when you watch it and setting when you don't!

Not to boot you but this gel actually works really well with this vinyl material given the woven backing. The gel penetrates the backing to a degree so once it cures the bond is monster. And I will be clamping where form & space allow.

I'm quite sure there are any number of ways to skin this dash-cat. Some will swear by contact cement. Must be other adhesives that will work as well. Great thing about this forum is sharing different ideas as we do. Thanks for your comments TC!
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