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Old 02-15-2010   #1
cody1989GTA
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Question emblem removal

wats some easy steps to get these emblems off without damaging paint?.. and also..can you use reuse the emblems once they are off the car?? thanks guys and gals
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Old 02-15-2010   #2
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Re: emblem removal

What I've done for the fender emblems is:

1. I masked the area around the emblem with a couple layers of masking tape.
2. Heated the emblem up with a hair dryer.
3. Used a PLASTIC putty knife along the bottom edge of the emblem to slowly and carefully pry it up.

This left very little if any adhesive behind on the fender, and did not damage the fender or emblem at all.

I assume this methond would also work well for the other emblmes but I have not tried it. Along with the adhesive, I believe there is also a nut holding on the nose emblem.

The emblems can be reused once they have been removed. You just need to get some new emblem tape.

http://www.carmotorsports.com/prodde...TA_Fender_Tape
http://www.carmotorsports.com/prodde...=GTA_Sail_Tape
http://www.carmotorsports.com/prodde...?prod=TTA_Tape

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Old 02-15-2010   #3
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Re: emblem removal

thanks so much
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Old 02-15-2010   #4
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Re: emblem removal

whats best to remove the leftover adhesive?
i am assuming the paint will be perfect and darker underneath and would then be a shadow of its former self...
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Old 02-15-2010   #5
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Re: emblem removal

I continued to heat up any left over adhesive with the hair dryer and then rolled it off with my thumb. I think they do sell adresive remover, which would make it easier to clean off any reminants.
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Old 02-15-2010   #6
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Re: emblem removal

I removed the emblems on my GMC with dental floss used it like a saw. I then used my thumb to get most of the adhesive off. HTH

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Old 02-20-2010   #7
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Re: emblem removal

I used fishing line to remove the emblems on my 91 GTA, worked pretty well.
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