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H@lp w/TOYOTA EMBLEM Steering Wheel Removal

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RAD, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. Jun 21, 2009 at 3:06 PM
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    RAD

    RAD [OP] RAD@RECHELON/AESTHETICS Vendor

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    I want to paint the Chrome Steering Wheel Emblem another color but I need to remove it. I can slip a small flat head under it and it comes up but I didn't want to further attempt to remove it. I fear causing any damage as I don't know how its attatched.

    I was on the XR forum and seen other TACO owners remove and replace another decal. I've also seen others paint the actual emblem.

    I hope someone can help and shed some light as I want to get rid of that chrome. Thats the last thing chrome on my TRD Off-Road.:D
     
  2. Jun 21, 2009 at 3:07 PM
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    I would just tape it off good...;)
     
  3. Jun 21, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    ^ I would do that if I was going Flat Black. However, I'm going to do it Radiant Red to match my truck. So I don't want to F it up..
     
  4. Jun 21, 2009 at 3:29 PM
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    mine isn't chrome ...it's made into the steering wheel the same color as the wheel...i imagine yours is just glued on
     
  5. Jun 21, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    ^I was thinking its 3Med on and i can pry it with a hair dryer. However I want to confirm before I jack up the emblem. LOL

    Thanks
     
  6. Jun 21, 2009 at 5:30 PM
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    snowgod06

    snowgod06 UG legend wannabe

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    crap bolted and welded together....
    go to a auto wrecker who has an 05+ and jsut pry away on there's till it comes off, see what you need to do, go home and do it. i did that when i was trying to add a TRD upper console to my sr5.
     
  7. Jun 21, 2009 at 9:12 PM
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    I would though take out the fuse for the steering wheel airbag if your going to mess with the steering wheel like that.
     
  8. Jun 21, 2009 at 9:19 PM
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    ^
    I was doing it for a few minutes and stopped after thinking how my face would hurt.
     
  9. Jun 21, 2009 at 9:25 PM
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    hahaha Or just disconnect the battery.

    ;)
     
  10. Jun 21, 2009 at 9:28 PM
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    ^ Yep, I'm going to disconnect the battery.

    I'm reading a write up they have on the XR forum about this mod.
     
  11. Jun 21, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    Call the dealer and see if you can order just that part... if so ask how the adhear it to the wheel. Then you have your answer.
     
  12. Jul 13, 2010 at 10:10 PM
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    throwback bump-- any answer as to how the emblem is held on??
     
  13. Jul 14, 2010 at 5:06 AM
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    x2 link the thread? lol
     
  14. Jun 23, 2011 at 9:16 AM
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  15. Jun 23, 2011 at 9:20 AM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    i wont be attempting this.

    eff that.

    although i'd like to.

    i wont.
     
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