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de badging a3

will_maddox Mar 2, 2010

  1. will_maddox

    will_maddox New Member

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    looks like they are held on by that awful sticky foam, what's the best way to remove without damaging the paint and leaving sticky residue behind.
    thanks
    will
     
  2. JDover

    JDover Member

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    I used a really small screwdriver to pries the edge up and then used my fingers to peel it off..

    Then i used a pressure washer to blast the worst of the sticky stuff off..

    And finally some good old fashioned elbow grease and polish to take the last of it off..

    Worked a treat :)

    Good luck!
     
  3. will_maddox

    will_maddox New Member

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    thanks for the quick reply JDover, i might give that a try see how it goes and report back
     
  4. kaizokuninja

    kaizokuninja Member

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    Apparently, referencing an older thread, using a hair dryer can work if they're being a pain in the ass as it heats the glue up!! =)
     
  5. JS1500

    JS1500 Howdy

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    Hairdryer and dental floss!
     
  6. beachbuggy

    beachbuggy Well-Known Member

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    Dental floss or some nylon string. Work the string behind the badge and use a sawing movement with the string to cut through. Once off I use the edge of the A, flat against the paint work to glently peel the clue off. Then T cut to get rid of any dirt marks that may be left. Take your time and jobs a goodun.
     

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