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CdnoilRAM 07-20-2009 03:20 AM

how to debadge
 
I want to debadge my truck and I'm not sure how to go about it. I've had people tell me a razor knife, others to use braided dental floss... kind of extremes. How have you guys done it and any suggestions?

Quiet Lunatic 07-20-2009 03:48 AM

i just used fishing line to remove the badges on the tail gate, park in the sun for a few hours and used goo-gone to remove the sticky stuff left behind... its that simple 20 min job...

CdnoilRAM 07-20-2009 11:48 AM

now fishing line makes sense. more than floss. thx a lot.

SpokaneDodge 07-21-2009 12:41 PM

I used sewing thread. :) Anyways, just park in the sun for a while first, they come off real easy.

Scratched off the thick glue layer with my finger nail then used 3M Adhesive Remover for the residue. Worked great for model badges as well as the door molding that was on my truck.

300 Addict 07-21-2009 03:19 PM

Fishing line works great, and perhaps a adhesive remover like goo gone, or even WD40. Let it sit there for a while in the sun to. Heat will really help with the removal.

jxoh 07-23-2009 12:23 AM

if you have no sun like what we've been having for the last couple of weeks, try a hair dryer. dont leave it in one spot, keep it moving. after about a minute with the low setting, it should peel right off. worked for me. if you're nervous about burning the paint, just use the sun method.

Quiet Lunatic 07-23-2009 12:56 AM

Fishing line, sun, wd-40 or similar lube has always worked for me. Texas sun negates any need for a heat gun.

rjc799 07-23-2009 07:59 PM

Just did this yeaterday. No sun, fishing line, eraser wheel. 20 mins tops.

Fast Willy 07-24-2009 03:45 PM

Does the center badge on an 08 leave any holes in the tail gate?

Fast Willy 07-24-2009 08:59 PM

Just found out the answer to my own question. The center emblem does not leave any holes on the tail gate. Used fishing line to remove the emblem then some wd 40 to help removed the tape left over.


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