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Removing Badges

Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by richie, May 18, 2005.

  1. richie

    richie New Member

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    Hi all

    just got a VS commo and doing a few mods

    cars at pedders at the moment getting lowered etc exhaust goes in friday, tint saturday

    should be fkn sweet

    so how do i get that lame acclaim badge off the boot without hurting the paint?
     
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    go into your mum's or your g/f bathroom grab the hairdryer
    plug in, switch on and run the hairdryer in a pan movement along the badge
    with a flat non sharp tool you should be able to remove/peel the badge off, by sliding the tool underneth the badge.
    there maybe a few marks on the car (age of badges)but should come off with a good buff and polish

    i'm pretty sure there is a thread on removing badges just do a quick search and i'm sure you will find it
     
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    yeah , search for "debaging" .......no thats not a typo.
     
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    Try using fishing line under the badge to break the seal..
     
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    yes yes search for "debaging" :p (thats no joke for real)

    All i did was got my fingers udner the badge (between the badge/glue/paint) then pulled it off, badge stayed whole and dint break. Then i used some metho or cut/paste to remove the remainder glue and gave it a good polish because there was some fading.
     
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    ah nice one guys cheers

    yeah my car's white so hopefully will be sweet

    i'll try it tomorrow

    lol at getting girlfriends hairdryer

    what are you doign with that!?
    lol should be a laff
     
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    another debadging question -

    what about those SRS Airbag stickers on the B-pillar of the vs's

    i dunno about you guys but mine are all cracked and flaky and look **** house

    they look fkn well glued on tho, any way to get them off?
     
  8. vyadam

    vyadam Guest

    hair dryers can blister paint (may be fine buthave sean it hapen)
    Best way i've seen is to Boil the jug HOT water not Boiling but HOT. pore it over the gard get fingers under badges n pull a little , Repeat . slow but wont damage paint or badge. I've seen badges removed this way car painted and badges put back on car with no new glue (just heat badge and panel back up same way push badge on and leave ) 2 years ago my brothers SS was dun this way & SS badges still on car today
     
  9. nathanb

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    About the decals on the side pillars (and also the ABS one on the back window) you can get replacement ones from rarespares.net.au - they cost like $4 each or something. I had the same problem with them flaking and I just replaced them. They should come off pretty easily if they are already peeling.
     
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    yeah the SRS ones are weird theyre fallign off but the bits that are there i cant even get my finger nail under, stuck on so hard
    i pulled the ABS one off and then pedders put a new one over it LOL
    i guess years in the sun bakes the srs ones on a bit

    i'll try and get them off this wkend
     
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    Ok, so there is the hair dryer and hot water method. Does anyone have any other ways to remove badges? Fishing line to break the seal sounds like a good idea. I just want to remove the "HOLDEN" badge on the back of my ute.
     
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