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I de-badged my tail gate tonight but found that the adhesive ghosted the paint. I don't know how deep. I'll use some rubbing compound tomorrow to try and pull it out but I don't know if it's in the clear-coat or if it's deeper.

Take a look at the before and after photos. It's really faint... Don't know what it will look like in sunlight. It's an '04 so those badges have been on a long time. Any ideas or experience with this?




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maybe it will fade
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My 02 was like that as well on the tailgate, but after a good waxing, it went away. Now almost a year later, I can't tell anymore.
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Wash it, wax it, drive it.<repeat on regular basis>....then look again in about 6 months.
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Mine was like that on my door but I waxed and polished it and it isn't noticeable unless you look really close. I'm sure it will go away soon though.
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Thanks Guys - I feel better about it now. I looked this morning in the sun and it wasn't that bad.
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i cant see any difference in the pics but all i can suggest is wash and a good layer of wax and it shouldnt be as noticible
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Wash it, wax it, drive it.<repeat on regular basis>....then look again in about 6 months.
I agree with Brad, give er some washes and waxes and it will fade. Looks good debadged In my opinion
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wouldn't sweat it, a couple of waxes and you wont be able to tell
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Naw....yer good. It ya want, go ahead and rub it out a bit, then wax it.
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