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Old 04-28-2010, 08:48 PM
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I have had mine on for some months now but it seems that all the rain last week has made them not stick on as well. One was flapping in the wind at about 65mph so I reached out while driving and pressed it back on.

I've had rattling problems too, I sanded a couple down just a tad.

Should I remove them and get more 3M tape and try again? The rolls of tape are much wider than what comes on the visors to begin with, so maybe that would help.

I didn't receive the clips I read about. (fake esam)

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Oh the clips are the one that comes with the authentic ESAM visor. I have the ESAM and they hold up very very well. I think you have the knockoff version, I think it is best for you to reapply the heavy duty 3m double sided tape.
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Oh the clips are the one that comes with the authentic ESAM visor. I have the ESAM and they hold up very very well. I think you have the knockoff version, I think it is best for you to reapply the heavy duty 3m double sided tape.
Yeah, 200 bucks is a little ridiculous for the real ones. I took them off and washed the box. I'll get some think 3M and try to do it better this time around. It sucks when the knock-offs aren't quite shaped correctly either!
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whoa, i never knew you could buy sticky visors...are the toyota OEM visors on trdsparks.com sticky or does it include clips?
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Originally Posted by ajcadoo View Post
whoa, i never knew you could buy sticky visors...are the toyota OEM visors on trdsparks.com sticky or does it include clips?
The ones that stick on are the best looking ones in my opinion.

I have them off until I get some time and more 3M tape. I think my car looks weird with them off.

Search for esam visors on Ebay, heard they could be found for $60 or so.
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Reseat them with new 3M tape. Make sure you prep the surface by wiping the window frames down with rubbing alcohol.

3M tape also works best when it's over 60 degrees out. If it's too cold when the tape is applied, it doesn't 'wet' properly. 3M takes 24 hours to achieve maximum hold.
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Originally Posted by Zman View Post
The ones that stick on are the best looking ones in my opinion.

I have them off until I get some time and more 3M tape. I think my car looks weird with them off.

Search for esam visors on Ebay, heard they could be found for $60 or so.
ill check it out
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Originally Posted by burstaneurysm View Post
Reseat them with new 3M tape. Make sure you prep the surface by wiping the window frames down with rubbing alcohol.

3M tape also works best when it's over 60 degrees out. If it's too cold when the tape is applied, it doesn't 'wet' properly. 3M takes 24 hours to achieve maximum hold.
That should do it.
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yeah just re do them.i did the same. as stated just make sure you get both clean the car and visor side.the stock tape lasted a while i then put some 3m and it lasted almost 3 yrs before it flew off in colorado.i lived in the midwest and got snow and heat on it so you should be fine..i had the esam knock offs
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Originally Posted by VIP_CAMO View Post
yeah just re do them.i did the same. as stated just make sure you get both clean the car and visor side.the stock tape lasted a while i then put some 3m and it lasted almost 3 yrs before it flew off in colorado.i lived in the midwest and got snow and heat on it so you should be fine..i had the esam knock offs
Yeah. I already miss the visors, it makes the windows a little more chopped style, just not as tall.
I should get them painted 209, that would be cool
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