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Gladius Nova

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I had the same falling down with the front piece as well this past weekend. I was away from home at the cabin and noticed a loud noise when I closed the sky touch. I have a Spiderweb shade so didn't see anything and the top closed. Next day as I was driving home and I noticed that it was louder than usual, but thought maybe it was just windier out. Turns out today when I went to open it back up I could see the front part had come off and was sliding across my Spiderweb Shade.

I ended up taking the Spiderweb Shade off, and added some better adhesive strip to the front section. All the other pieces were still holding strong. Will see what that does over the next few days.

There is no rubbing what so ever with the Spiderweb Shade and the new Hotheads Headliner. Overall still over this addition.

Ken~
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I had the same falling down with the front piece as well this past weekend. I was away from home at the cabin and noticed a loud noise when I closed the sky touch. I have a Spiderweb shade so didn't see anything and the top closed. Next day as I was driving home and I noticed that it was louder than usual, but thought maybe it was just windier out. Turns out today when I went to open it back up I could see the front part had come off and was sliding across my Spiderweb Shade.

I ended up taking the Spiderweb Shade off, and added some better adhesive strip to the front section. All the other pieces were still holding strong. Will see what that does over the next few days.

There is no rubbing what so ever with the Spiderweb Shade and the new Hotheads Headliner. Overall still over this addition.

Ken~
Hi,
I'm sorry that the front piece came loose. I'm curious what tape you replaced it with. If there was/is anything that will work better we will definitely use it. We are not using the adhesive Velcro there because it doesn't stick well to that plastic. Also, is it hot were you are because most tapes will not hold in high heat and that area is going to get very hot in the summer.
thanks for your help.
Mark 714-872-2071
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kmusk01

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So far it has been holding strong after adding more tape. The front piece was still tacky, but just would not hold when closed. So I added some Scotch tape I had laying around. I did not take off the original tape, I just added this double sided Scotch tape to it. Its been great and holding up perfectly.

As for heat we shall see as we have not hit summer heat yet. However I have left it out in the sun on a 85ish degree day and no issues.

Ken~
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So far it has been holding strong after adding more tape. The front piece was still tacky, but just would not hold when closed. So I added some Scotch tape I had laying around. I did not take off the original tape, I just added this double sided Scotch tape to it. Its been great and holding up perfectly.

As for heat we shall see as we have not hit summer heat yet. However I have left it out in the sun on a 85ish degree day and no issues.

Ken~
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Hi,
I can't find the temp rating on that tape (I looked on 3Ms website). There are some extremely sticky/strong tapes but almost all of the retail ones are rubber based and will fail at high temps, 140+. We have a long history with the 3M VHB Acrylic tape we use. You could use an adhesion promoter in the front section like we have you use on the rear section but it pulled the paint off in the front doing that so we didn't think we needed to use it there.
If you have any further issues with the front holding let us know and we can send new tape and more adhesion promoter.
 

Gladius Nova

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So far it has been holding strong after adding more tape. The front piece was still tacky, but just would not hold when closed. So I added some Scotch tape I had laying around. I did not take off the original tape, I just added this double sided Scotch tape to it. Its been great and holding up perfectly.

As for heat we shall see as we have not hit summer heat yet. However I have left it out in the sun on a 85ish degree day and no issues.

Ken~
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Thanks. I just ordered some of this off Amazon just for some reassurance.
 

Kfoo

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Hi everyone,

Just looking for an update here. How is the headliner holding up in the heat? There's been a few hot days recently in the states, so I'm hoping that things are looking good here to place an order!
 

bilottag

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Wifey-pooh and I installed the liner earlier today. After watching the video, was roughly a 25-30 min install. The JL is her daily driver, and she said it does sound more quieter. But to be honest, we didn't buy the liner for that. It's a Jeep man! We love the sound of the mudder tires.

Rather, we'll see if it helps a little bit with the AZ summer. Granted, with the heat we have here, there ain't much you can do about that. (So we do take that into expectations. All of our vehicles can really "bake" here...)

But in summary, we do love this product, and we can see it does have a sound benefit.

We'll update our post in June... ;)

Here's her daily driver:
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More post install pics:

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Off topic. Which Front Deflector do you have installed? Looks sharp!
 

Gladius Nova

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Have had mine up for almost a month now with no issues. We have been hit with extreme humidity (feels like over 100) for the past couple of days. I have a little sagging of the material, but nothing to render the operation of it sliding back.
 

UrbanCowboyAZ

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I installed mine about a month ago and we’ve had a few 100° days now. No issues at all and noticeable improvements in heat and sound. All good so far!
 
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