Originally Posted by Rocket15
Just bought a set for my X17Z. A mechanic who installs these every day was at the register and he gave me a few tips: The most important thing to do is to make sure the area is clean before you tape up the strip. He also recommended that you replace the tape that comes with it with 3m auto molding two sided tape available at any auto parts store. It works much better. He said there is no problem drilling through the camper to run the wire, just make sure you seal it with silicone.
Update: Just opened up my camper from one of the coldest and snowiest winters in Connecticut. Powered up: the 3m auto strip held up and every LED worked!