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Should I remove the 2.0 badge? Thoughts?

Djwoody Jun 10, 2013

  1. Djwoody

    Djwoody Member

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    Hi everyone.
    Thinking about taking off the 2.0 boot badge (and the s-line badge) off my A3.

    So all I would be left with is the A3 and TDI badges.

    Anyone have any thoughts? Yay or Nay?
     

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  2. Mikemc

    Mikemc Scooby Slayer VCDS Map User

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    I'd say take all but audi rings, cleans back up nice
     
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  3. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

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    I agree just leave the audi badges and take the rest off
     

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  4. max69vk

    max69vk Active Member

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    I've got the same dilemma as the clean rear end looks good, but there is also something quite satisfying about letting the boy racers see a TDI badge on the back of the car as they dissapear in the rear view mirror! :)
     
  5. MrBones

    MrBones Going Gone Bye

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    I would say take the A3 badge off and the S-line badge off and keep the 2.0 tdi?

    It depends on how proud you are to show off your engine size ?

    Nice lower valance and exshast
     
  6. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

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    They will be too far behind you to see any badge ;)
     
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  7. Djwoody

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    Thanks guys.
    My next question is, are they just stuck on? Removeable with a hairdryer and credit card?
     
  8. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

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    Correct :) that's how I removed them anyway
     
  9. Djwoody

    Djwoody Member

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    Great, there's a little job I can do when I've got a spare 10 mins.
    Then for something else to mod.... :)
     
  10. sliced

    sliced Drive safe, stay alive.

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    ah mate be careful some people who tried debadging their cars had to get paint correction done as they messed up the paintwork
     
  11. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

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    You will love it :)
     

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  12. Djwoody

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    Hmmm...yeah I'll have to be careful.
    Do you think White Spirit would be best to use to get all the gunk off?
     
  13. 4K

    4K Well-Known Member Team Glacier Audi S3 DSG

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    NO. A medium abrasive polish.
     
  14. Djwoody

    Djwoody Member

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    I see.
    Any recommendations decent polish?
    Will only need a small tub.
     
  15. stuartm

    stuartm Active Member VCDS Map User Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi Manual

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    i used a caramel wheel that I got cheap from eBay mate , it took all the gunk off and left the paint work in tact then just a quick polish and I looked like the badges where never there .
     
  16. stuartm

    stuartm Active Member VCDS Map User Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi Manual

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    Autoglym super resin polished worked for me.
     
  17. Brodster

    Brodster Well-Known Member Team Ibis VCDS Map User Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Until your boy racer leaves you standing when his stage 2+ S3 kicks yer a55 and leaves your smokey diesel in his wake. Average age for an S3 owner on this forum is 23 i believe......very young.
     
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  18. immo

    immo Stop me

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    I'm always in 2 minds with this. I like it with and without badges.
     
  19. Fenriz

    Fenriz Member

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    Mine's the same colour as yours, so I would say remove the lot and leave the Audi emblem. I used a hairdryer and dental floss to remove mine, then soak the remaining adhesive with Tar Remover then a mild cutting polish to clean the area up.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

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    seeing as it was my 23rd birthday last week maybe I should be looking to get an s3. Nearly bought a stage 2 s3 recently.
     
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  21. jaydav2306

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    That's a pretty low age! Don't think i've ever seen a youngster whipping round in a new S3, not round my way anyway
     
  22. immo

    immo Stop me

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    Lol I just turned 24 and my TDI insurance is silly money (no points, no claims) so I wouldn't like to think how much an S3 would cost me!
     
  23. Brodster

    Brodster Well-Known Member Team Ibis VCDS Map User Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    We did a poll on how old S3 owners were. I thought it would of been about 30-odd but its not. It was either 23 or 24 being the avarge age for S3 ownership....but their cars were not necessarily new....but still an S3 though.
     
  24. jaydav2306

    jaydav2306 Member

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    Ah that's a fair point
     
  25. andrecc

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    Looks clean without the badges
     
  26. c_w

    c_w Well-Known Member

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    To bring it up today lose the 2.0 badge so it's just badged A3 TDI. I think they started putting the engine size on again though.

    Def lose the S-Line badge. Nothing worse than extra badges, looks a bit desperate.
     
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  27. Lewbo

    Lewbo Well-Known Member

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    i was 21 when I got my S3 best car I ever owned miss it alot till I get another lol
     

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