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What is the best way (easiest?) to debadge my baby?
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Use fishing line (15-20 lb test) to get behind the badges and use a "sawing" motion to cut through the tape--wear some gloves or the line will cut your hands. Then buy a decal or pinstripe removal wheel from ebay ($10) and use it to """"grind"""" the tape/adhesive off of the truck---use the SLOW speed on your drill. Once you are done, the paint may look dull, so I used a Mothers foam ball polisher with some Mothers scratch remover, a quick coat of wax and it looks AWESOME! Thank You Dodge for not putting holes in the body panels !!!

I'm not flaming you, but there are a BUNCH of threads on how to do this...the search feature is my first stop when I have a question ;-)
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If you don't want to buy the wheel then I just used one rag with a little gas on it and another dry rag to get the adhesive off of it.
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I used fishing line, then 3M adhesive remover and my thumb, the blisters will go away after a week or two . hen a good wash and wax and it looked great
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I wouldn't recommend using gas....even though new paints are durable and it may work for some you risk damaging the paint....

They make some good aerosal and non aerosal adhesive removers that are paint friendly at local auto stores...just try it on something else first and in a area that doesn't matter...like in the bed or something just to be sure....
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i used fishing line and some goo gone and a whole lotta elbow grease
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Here is the thread I wrote about my debadging experience. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly and the awesome final outcome!
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I just did mine.
3m remover bought at o'rilleys
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Heat the emblems up with blow dryer, use the fishingstring then spray the 3m on and scrape right away. It takes it down layers at a time. Repeat process until its all the way done. The use a wax or compound and buff it out.

My inferno red had some "ghosting" behind the badges though. they are slowing going away
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Gas in the quickest but goo gane work just make sure you soak it and be in the sun
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Use fishing line then peel what you can of the black stuff off with your fingers then soak with goo gone will come right off then wax it up no need to get the well if its a newer truck.Took me about 1 hour to do both sides (no including about 30 mins goo gone soak time ) as long as you soak it its pretty easy
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