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Old 12-17-2010, 02:19 PM
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I have always removed the lettering and logos off of my vehicles when I first get them. I like the clean look much better. I currently have a Jeep Cherokee and I left the "badges" on because the Jeep community is against removing them - it would hurt resale. How do Ram owners feel?
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Old 12-17-2010, 02:37 PM
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It really doesn't make that much difference regarding resale value unless it is a special edition vehicle, such as a SRT or something similar.

I pull mine off...period...I kept my SRT badges from the car and can always turn it back to stock if need be. But since I will be buried in that car I am gonna leave it as is.
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Old 12-17-2010, 04:51 PM
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I am pro-debadging and do it on almost every vehicle and motorcycle I have owned.
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I'm kind of mixed on it. Haven't decided if I'm going to debadge RB or not.

If you do, go to the auto parts store and get the 3m wheel that attaches to your drill. Takes off the sticky stuff real easy with no elbow grease. Here's a discussion on it. http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=60352
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I probably buck the trend all the time as I like the badges. But I say, "Who cares about the resale value?" Keep the stupid badges safe until you go to sell the vehicle. If the next person wants them on, it's simply a matter of a little effort and 3M double sided tape and the badges are back on. That's the great thing about America! I'm not sure which one but I'm pretty sure it's one of the amendments in the constitution or the 11th commandment - Thou shall debadge if thou likest it without badges!
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Take em off! haha. I think the majority of guys on here have taken them off their trucks
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How about this one? (I took this pic!)

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I debadge all of my cars. I keep certain emblems through so it doesn't look too blah.
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I will let you decide...Before/after, dont mind its 2 different sides of the truck, it came out of the body shop with only a badge on the left side, because when they painted the right I asked if they would leave it off.
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