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Old 02-16-2013, 08:07 PM
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Default Taking off 2012 tailgate emblem...couple ?s

I've done the grill emblem because its obviously super easy, but now I'm delaying the tailgate emblem because I'm not too sure of how to completely do it. I noticed that people use fishing line to take it off, but when you use that what happens with the original adhesive? Basically what I'm getting at is how do I put the newly painted emblem back on the tailgate? Do I need to buy new adhesive for the emblem?
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SS-1.. Try it on a Little piece in the corner...Its adhesive remover Ive used it for my emblem removals
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I'm not really concerned with the removal process. It's more of putting the emblem back on the tailgate. I know the emblem has three prongs, but what happens when I remove the whole thing? Do i need to get new adhesive? Should I just buy a new emblem, take the old one off and then put the new painted emblem on? Thats what I'm asking about
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Id buy a new one.. then :P then paint the new one and then place the Newly painted one on. no worries on messing it up
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I just painted mine while it was still on the truck. super easy.

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Thanks for posting that Ramfd, I appreciate it!
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Either way is effective and nets the same results. I removed mine to paint it, and wish I would have just left it on, as it's obviously more labor intensive to remove/reinstall it. Unless you are replacing the emblem (like GTyankee), I would just mask it off like Ramfd did.
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Hey guys, those look awesome....Nicely done.....
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So this emblem is just held on with adhesive? I thought there were mounting holes in the sheet metal behing the badge.
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