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Old 02-15-2015, 06:14 PM   #1
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Red face insulation, how to secure?

We are restoring a '67 Safari and have most of the interior skin off. For the rear fiberglass piece, we took it down to repair a PO's attempt to add a bath vent as well as to upgrade wiring and insulation. Now we are ready to put this fiberglass piece back in place but how do we secure insulation in place? There are no ribs in the upper portion. We want to use rock wool batts. Do we try to tape them in place? Adhesive? Do we tape or glue them to the fiberglass shell and hope they stay in place. We have some good gaffers tape for securing electrical wiring if that would work.
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Old 02-15-2015, 06:27 PM   #2
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3M spray adhesive.

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Old 02-15-2015, 06:43 PM   #3
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Hey Jim
I also used 3M spray adhesive. No problems.
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I used tape because it was quick, easy, and done. Once the walls go up no one will ever care if it is glued or taped in. Besides, the ribs hold it in pretty good anyway.

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Thanks everyone! I'll get spray adhesive for this section that has no ribs. The tape we have should work elsewhere.
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