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Debadgination

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by AzPrerunner05, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:29 PM
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    AzPrerunner05

    AzPrerunner05 [OP] Desert Rat

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    About to debage the ride. Any tips or suggestions?
     
  2. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    JM76

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    hair dryer, fishing line, goo gone....good luck!
     
  3. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    fletch aka

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  4. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    311offroad

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    fishing line, hair dryer, goo gone, patience :D
     
  5. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    311offroad

    311offroad Stock Taco For Now

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    damn dood... talking about identical posts (almost)

    and a minute apart
     
  6. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    JM76

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    whoa.....heavy!
     
  7. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:34 PM
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    TEX357

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    and dont forget where to tape where the emblems were at haha
     
  8. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    neslerrah

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    I was able to just get a fishing line and take care of it in this Tuc-sizzle weather. You can use a hair dryer if you want.
     
  9. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:43 PM
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    AzPrerunner05

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    I plan on leaving the truck un badged, I shouldn't expect any scarring or damage right?
     
  10. Apr 9, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    Blackened Taco

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    No scarring or damage, when I took mine off and I have an 05 like yours, there was a slight ghost image on the doors. Actually enough of a haze that when I put my my new badging on I used the ghost Tacoma left behind to apply the new ones. No marking needed. Tailgate came out fine. You may have to use a very very light cut wax to clean it up 100%. Other than that you should be good. It's easy to do.
     
  11. Apr 9, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Use a putty knife to remove the excess tape. Be gentle and make sure you use a sawing motion with the fishing line. Oh, you make wanna tape your fingers where the line with rest, it cuts the shit out of you.
     
  12. Apr 9, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    Brunes

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    Take your time stripping the badges off and polishing/cleaning after you are done and it should go great.

    And buster is right..>some heavy gloves or tape or something like a handle will make your hands MUCH happier.
     
  13. Apr 9, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    AzPrerunner05

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    Gonna have to use the hair dryer now because it's a comfortable 71 in Tucson tonight :)
     
  14. Apr 9, 2009 at 7:46 PM
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    neslerrah

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    It does feel good. nice and cool.
     
  15. Apr 9, 2009 at 7:51 PM
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    javajunk-e

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    Use a pair of work gloves. and use goo gone... some wax.
     
  16. Apr 10, 2009 at 6:36 AM
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    BlackRig

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    Goo gone? No trouble with that on the paint?
     
  17. Apr 10, 2009 at 7:01 AM
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    jonny

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    i stole the woman's eye liner and traced where the emblem used to be.:D
    so i knew where to place the emblem after paint
     
  18. Apr 10, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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    bcliff

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    would you use this hair dryer / fishing line method to remove a dealer emblem? I just picked up an '07 DC and didn't notice the emblem when I drove off the lot.
     
  19. Apr 10, 2009 at 7:27 AM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Yeah, it should work fine.
     
  20. Apr 10, 2009 at 8:09 AM
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    sook

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    for the fishing line, ive only seen it recommended one time, but fold the fishing line in half and twist it so it looks like a tight DNA spiral.

    and yeah, tape your fingers or wear gloves. that crap hurts after just a few seconds.

    I debadged my 99 maxima in 2006 and there is definately a ghost if you catch the light sideways. you should be okay if youre doing it after 4 years and not 8.
     
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