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Old 09-23-2008, 08:45 PM   #1
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I am about to paint my front emblem black but was wondering how to remove it? Is it held on by glue or is it a clip on? Thanks
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u can simply reach in from behind the grille surround and push in the top 2 clips and it'll pop out
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Old 09-23-2008, 08:47 PM   #3
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It's a clip on. If you look behind the grille, you'll see the clips. Be careful though, they are plastic after all.
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I am about to paint my front emblem black but was wondering how to remove it? Is it held on by glue or is it a clip on? Thanks
its held on by emblem tape. run some fishing line in behind it and slide it on thru........it will come on off. one tip.......do it on a hot sunny day after the truck has been sitting, they will come off real easy, then clean the area,if there is emblem glue/tape left with goo gone, then wash the area real good.

edit......holy shit i dont read!!!!! my fault for glancing....carry on.
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Old 09-23-2008, 08:48 PM   #5
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Thanks guys! super quick replies from both.. add rep for both
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its held on by emblem tape. run some fishing line in behind it and slide it on thru........it will come on off. one tip.......do it on a hot sunny day after the truck has been sitting, they will come off real easy, then clean the area,if there is emblem glue/tape left with goo gone, then wash the area real good.
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crazy redneck....questions are for professionals....lol
i edited my response!!! i need a damn beer!!!
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Old 09-23-2008, 10:25 PM   #8
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What is a good way to put the badges back on. 3M tape? or is there a better method?
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Old 09-23-2008, 11:56 PM   #9
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What is a good way to put the badges back on. 3M tape? or is there a better method?
the 3M double sided stuff will work just fine. If you want you can cut the tape out the the shape of the letters and then stick them on.
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Old 09-24-2008, 09:29 AM   #10
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the 3M double sided stuff will work just fine. If you want you can cut the tape out the the shape of the letters and then stick them on.
yep...this is how i did mine when i painted them black.
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Old 09-24-2008, 07:57 PM   #11
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To update this thread, Here are some pictures of my blacked out emblem that I did today. Also I debadged the 'V6 SR5' on the tailgate





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Old 09-24-2008, 08:22 PM   #12
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Looks good - welcome to the club! :-)
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i'll have to post a pic of my blacked out emblem on the 09...the grey inner grill color make it really stand out
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Looks good - welcome to the club! :-)
Thanks. It makes the truck look that much better!
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i'll have to post a pic of my blacked out emblem on the 09...the grey inner grill color make it really stand out
Yahh post away!
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Did mine a couple of weeks ago...





idk what i wanna do with the chrome grill surround... I'd love some sort of black chrome.
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What kind of paint? Did you primer or scuff before painting? I'm doing this this weekend.
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I just used the Krylon paint. Didn't even have to scuff it. Just make sure you give it three or four good coats, and a clear coat probably wouldn't hurt (I didn't but it would protect it better)
I was looking to do it in flat black but all the had was the gloss. I must say the gloss is growing on me though.
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What kind of paint? Did you primer or scuff before painting? I'm doing this this weekend.
a good way to do it is to wash the emblem with some dawn dish soap to remove any kind of wax or residue and dry it good, then use some adhesion promoter......it really helps paint bond to plastic, the use whatever paint you want. krylon fusion or duplicolor will work really well.........and if you use the adhesion promoter and some krylon fusion.....you shouldnt ever have any problems with paint chipping or peeling at all, just be sure to do a few real good but light coats of each until the emblem is covered and smooth.
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Anyone have pics of they're whole grill blacked out? Preferably on a white truck. Damn I hate all that chrome.
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