I ordered my battery for the 2017 version of the Macbook Pro with function keys from ebay and it didn’t came with a adhesive strip. I am sure you can use your own adhesive strips or double sided tape, as long as you mind the gabs on the aluminum frame,
Thanks for the great guide! Can you copy the guide to the Macbook Pro 2017 thread, as it’s exactly the same procedure for the function key version? It might be obvious for some “Pros” but I realized it after some trial and error odyssey.