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Old 01-19-2006, 11:38 PM   #1
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Just a quick question:

Is it only double-sided tape holding the side badges to the doors or are they stamped on like older cars?

I've been toying with the idea of removing them for a cleaner look and was curious if anyone had done this already...

Thanks guys!
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Old 01-19-2006, 11:41 PM   #2
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they are taped/glued on. try a hair dryer to remove.
a heat gun may get to hot be careful
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Perfect thanks!

A little soap and hot water should take care of any leftover glue right? Nothing to worry about, I assume.
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Perfect thanks!

A little soap and hot water should take care of any leftover glue right? Nothing to worry about, I assume.
just be sure to wax the area after your done
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Try dental floss to remove the badge. The 'Goof Off' to remove the residue.
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Why are you debadging the SLE? It is a wonderful looking car from the sig pic I can see it is in great shape. *You have great taste in cars...* Good luck, heat it up, try so floss, the wax well after removing. I did the a similar to a dealer sticker on mine in July she came of so easy.
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Why are you debadging the SLE? It is a wonderful looking car from the sig pic I can see it is in great shape. *You have great taste in cars...* Good luck, heat it up, try so floss, the wax well after removing. I did the a similar to a dealer sticker on mine in July she came of so easy.
Eh, I like the clean look.

Anyway thanks for the compliment; I try to keep it in as good of shape as possible, keep it in the garage/away from cars in parking lots etc. I have a few other subtle things in mind like exhaust tips, but no big changes to the exterior. Sure could use about a 1" drop.

Of course, we all have great taste in cars don't we?
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Try dental floss to remove the badge. The 'Goof Off' to remove the residue.
NEVER use goof off on paint. Use goo gone. Goof off will dull and strip horribly. Goo Gone does the same w/o harning the paint.
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Try dental floss to remove the badge. The 'Goof Off' to remove the residue.
NEVER use goof off on paint. Use goo gone. Goof off will dull and strip horribly. Goo Gone does the same w/o harning the paint.
I'd be affraid to use either. I'd just use a good wax with a cleaner already in it.
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I've proven Goo Gone on tons of stuff that is weaker than the paint on our cars. And on my car..(darn dealer stickers)
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