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Old 03-23-2011, 09:05 PM
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Question To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

I am a big Jeep fan...have had at least six new ones. But I am thinking of removing the "Jeep" badge from the front of the hood. For some reason, I think it would look good...

As I understand it from reading other threads, debadging is easy and the paint underneath should be just fine....

Any thoughts???
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Old 03-23-2011, 09:14 PM
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To each his own. I like the "jeep" on the hood. Just me though....I've seen some pics of a jeep with the side rub rails removed, now that looked kinda sweet.
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Old 03-23-2011, 09:26 PM
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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

I don't think I've seen a wk2 with it debadged yet..

I say go for it!
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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

Did mine, love it. Seemed a little redundant with the classic grille already there.
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:34 PM
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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

^^^ Do you have a photo??? Please...
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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

do it!
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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

Goin nekked is the first mod. Bare frontal, bare arse. Heat gun, dental floss, glue gone, wax.



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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

how do you do it again? I heard too much heat can melt the chrome...
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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

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how do you do it again? I heard too much heat can melt the chrome...
+1 a hair dryer is plenty, just enough to soften the adhesive. If you use a heat gun, just a touch, say 10-15 seconds.

Once softened, gortex dental floss will saw through it without damaging paint finish whatsoever. Then hand pick off 3m adhesive remnants, and wipe off with glue gone. Easy peasy.
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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

Thanks moosehead.....very nice.
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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

Front debadged looks pure sex!!
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Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

Debadge ftw
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