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Wanting to debadge the Taco......

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 01GREENTACO, May 24, 2009.

  1. May 24, 2009 at 10:31 AM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    How do I go about taking off the "Toyota" and "Tacoma" off the back of the truck? What do I use?
     
  2. May 24, 2009 at 10:37 AM
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    T-rev

    T-rev Resident Mall Crawler

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    I used a hairdryer and fishing line, some people use a bit of goo gone to get anything else left on the truck off, but i didn't need to:cool:
     
  3. May 24, 2009 at 10:38 AM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    So just heat? Heat it up and then use the fishing line to "cut" behind it?
     
  4. May 24, 2009 at 10:40 AM
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    mneuls

    mneuls Well-Known Member

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    yup, it's so easy a caveman can do it.[​IMG]
     
  5. May 24, 2009 at 10:45 AM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    Good deal. Thanks!
     
  6. May 24, 2009 at 11:02 AM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    Do be careful with the heat....Too much can bubble the paint.

    Take your time and it is just that easy!!
     
  7. May 24, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    I had my truck sit in the sun for before taking fishing line to it. It worked fine! washing the crud that was behind it was the hardest part. Took ALOT of elbow grease. But, make sure to give the area a couple coats of wax too.
     
  8. May 24, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    Ry1984

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    please post some "after" pics, i was thinking of doing the same but kinda reluctant.:eek:
     
  9. May 24, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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  10. May 24, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    As for the before and after shots: Here you go sir...

    efore:
    [​IMG]

    After:
    [​IMG]
     
  11. May 24, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    SaltySteve

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  12. May 24, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    01GREENTACO

    01GREENTACO [OP] Not all who wander are lost

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    Took about 30 minutes to do it but thanks to the guys on here, I got it done right the first time and got it in about a quarter of the time it would have taken me had I not have asked. Thanks fellas!
     
  13. May 25, 2009 at 7:12 AM
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    Ry1984

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    came out clean :thumbsup:
     
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