Old School Visor With New School Ideas

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    GENE C HALL New Member

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    Hello ,
    I recently purchased a brand new roof visor from CARid, it came with plain sheet metal screw and direction for attaching a rear spoiler
    I would really love the look of a visor installed on my 2015 F250 Super Duty, but I do not want to drill into the roof of my truck.
    After allot of thought, I think I've come up with an idea. Summit racing sells a rear louver hardware kit. it consist of plates with a stainless steel bolt welded on one side and industrial grade 3M adhesive on the other. I had a louver on my 2015 SS camaro it held up well on the back glass. but what if I cut these plates and formed them to roll with the lines of my roof so it achieved 100% connection. then broadens the pre drilled holes on my new visor and bolted it that way. I feel as though the adhesive could possibly hold up better than a self tapped in thin roof sheet metal.
    Please tell me what you think.
    Thanks all.
     
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    GENE C HALL New Member

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    the image shows the kit, id have to purchase two as there are 8 points of connection
     

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    Only issue I see with using the kit it the 3M stuff not being strong enough to hold at highway speeds. I had a Lund Visor on a 93 Bronco; I could see it flexing while driving. There is less wind volicity on a louvre so 3M adhesive would be strong enough to hold.
     
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    They do make special screws so it won’t leak they use them on roof racks and one uses a special tool to install the screws.
     
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