Gorilla spray for headliner

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I bought some Gorilla spray glue, for gluing my new headliner down to the pad. Now I see that it says on the can: "not recommended for headliners."

Grrr.

Can anyone think of why that might be? Anyone used it anyway, and had good results?

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It might be something to do with heat. The headliners and roof get hot.

I would just use some food 3m adhesive spray.
 

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Glues for headliners are often formulated so they don't become "crunchy" over time and not bleed through the fabric.
 

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hmm, I hadn't considered the heat and bleed-through issues. The latter shouldn't matter, since I'm using a faux leather material that's pretty thick, but the heat could be. Maybe I'd better get something else. If this stuff looks good, I may use it on my door panel, too; I'll bet I could use the Gorilla product on those and be fine.

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I just did this on an 85. Permatex 27828 is recommended by headliner professionals and should work really well but it's 25 bucks a can. I used 3M 90 adhesive spray. It's like 3M Super 77 spray but much stronger and the Wal store had it for about $10. It works fine. Good luck.
 

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3M headliner glue works great for me! :)
 

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Thanks for the suggestions, everyone. I noticed that when I pulled my old headliner out, that uit looked at though there was some sort of tape holding it to the cab roof. Is that some kind of double sided tape?

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