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Debadging ??? Please explain the reason

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by FLAJIM, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. Jun 25, 2012 at 8:17 PM
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    bridaw

    bridaw The light was yellow, Sir.

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    Classic. Two 36 year olds calling themselves old guys. :rofl:

    I always remove stickers from my purchases. If I can't remove it I black it out. I don't care to advertise and I don't like the cluttered look. I really don't like chrome and it is much easier to clean with it all gone. All those letters and numbers can hold a lot of sand.
     
  2. Jun 25, 2012 at 10:19 PM
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    phantomblackgto

    phantomblackgto Well-Known Member

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    Hell, I'm almost 50 and they didn't even stay on 24 hours. Clean look and so much easier to wash and wax. Maybe I'm just lazy.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Jun 26, 2012 at 9:39 AM
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    oldstick

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    Anyone remember the days when bumper stickers first became popular? Amusement parks and such would go around putting one on every car in the parking lot while you were inside. Hard as the dickens to get off too, you pretty much had to use some kind of chemical.

    Hey but a lot of folks liked them, sort of a fad back then to see who had visited the most places, I reckon.
     
  4. Jun 26, 2012 at 10:45 AM
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    Spitz Stang

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    I look older than I actually am! :D

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Jun 26, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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    Deuxdiesel

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    Day-um Phantom, that truck is sharp!
     
  6. Jun 26, 2012 at 11:12 AM
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    evh5150

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    Mine are gone as well
     
  7. Jun 26, 2012 at 11:17 AM
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    stowayman

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    [​IMG]

    kept badging on beemer deleted badging from taco for seemingly no logical explanation :(
     
  8. Jun 26, 2012 at 11:19 AM
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    cgs2k2

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    nice beemer :D
     
  9. Jun 26, 2012 at 11:22 AM
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    You love that fucking Beemer... :D... I'd keep that badged too, haha!
     
  10. Jun 26, 2012 at 11:24 AM
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    cgs2k2

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    hahahahah he really does. it is nice though
     
  11. Jun 26, 2012 at 7:52 PM
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    Thanks. Finally getting to enjoy it.
     
  12. Jun 26, 2012 at 9:56 PM
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    Well said. For one thing I'm just kind of sick of writing and advertisements on damn near everything. The back of a lot of pickups look like novels. With a few accessories on it you might have "Lund, Pop n lock, Chevrolet Sierra HD 3500 4x4 Duramax Diesel Allison Transmission, Bob's Chevrolet - heartbeat of america (on a sticker and the plate frame) then the state, state slogan, and actual license plate number on the plate and don't forget '4x4' on both mudflaps. :eek:

    I can't get rid of the plate but every other logo is gone with the exception of the T on the grille, which will be gone when I do a satoshi. Resist being a corporate whore! :p

    The other thing is it just looks cleaner. I debadge all my vehicles, it's a clean simple look and the other thing I really like is it makes it a lot easier to wash and wax without badges and stickers in the way.

    As for the Bimmer you wouldn't debadge it because the badges are the reason you buy one in the first place. :p ;)
     
  13. Jun 27, 2012 at 3:58 AM
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    nj636

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    for some reason the windshield banners have always made me laugh

    you should banner the beemer if you haven't already
     
  14. Oct 23, 2012 at 1:59 PM
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    jmangone

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    I just got my taco a few days ago and i want to debadge it badly! what is the cleanest and best way to accomplish this? any help is great. i like the clean look as well so they gots to go.
     
  15. Oct 23, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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    MonkeyChief

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    I did it for gas mileage, aerodynamics you know...

    Nah, really, just like the look better, and yes it easier to wax without them.
     
  16. Oct 23, 2012 at 3:07 PM
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    Too bro-bra for my tastes...but whatever floats your boat.

    Why did you get the color truck you did...different strokes for different folks
     
  17. Oct 23, 2012 at 3:15 PM
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    All you need is a blow dryer (or heat gun), fishing line, and some goo gone (or wd40).

    Start by warming the emblem up with the blow dryer. Wave the dryer back and forth to slowly warm up the emblem. You will start to feel it get warm (doesn't need to be hot).

    Then use the fishing line to saw up and down (holding the line vertical) between the glue and emblem. Keep the line against the emblem, not the paint.

    Use your finger (skin not nail) to rub the majority of the glue off. Then, using a clean microfiber towel, use some googone to get rid of the rest of the glue. Wash then wax (if desired).

    Lastly, grab a cold brew from the fridge, and enjoy your labors.
     
  18. Oct 23, 2012 at 3:24 PM
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    LUSETACO

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    Yes. All but the beverage part. That should be the first step! :D
     
  19. Oct 23, 2012 at 3:44 PM
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    Tint,debadged, anytime fog mod ,diff breather extention for now........
    thanks i hope to have it done this weekend and soon to post the beginning of the mods and what not.
     
  20. Oct 23, 2012 at 7:19 PM
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    BlindingWhiteTac.

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    Easier to keep it clean. The neighbor down the street has a Taco with a miniature rain forest growing around his badges.
     
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