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Old 06-16-2004, 16:50   #1 (permalink)
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Debadging a Falcon

I wanna get rid of the big ol` 'forte' badge on the back of my falcon, aswell as the shitty little dealer stickers it has on it this weekend.

Just want to know, is there a proper way of taking them off? I don't want to leave any unsightly marks or anything.

I got a nice big ugly hexagon with "BRYAN" on it (Byran Burt Ford in Brisbane). I know it's been on there since it was new, and I just wanna know how to take it of properly without leaving any marks etc that it was ever on.

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Re: Debadging a Falcon

heat + fishing should remove it without damaging paint.
Is there any holes behind those badges?
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Old 06-16-2004, 16:53   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Debadging a Falcon

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Is there any holes behind those badges?
Thats what I wanna know :)

I used to work in a video shop, and we used this spray and a small scraper which did the job on videos...
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Re: Debadging a Falcon

Can't help you with an answer to the "holes behind the Forte badge" question, but for badge & sticker removal leaving a clean surface i hit the adhesive with a hair dryer for a few seconds to soften it, then after slowly removing it any left-over residue will lift easily with a cotton cloth and some eucalyptus oil (and a little elbox grease).
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Re: Debadging a Falcon

no holes behind the forte badge
same for futura and the like

do as JR did and use a hairdryer
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Yep I can vouch for the hairdryer solution...works a treat
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Thanks guys.

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no holes behind the forte badge
same for futura and the like
How does it come off? Just yank it?
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aswell as the shitty little dealer stickers it has on it.
This is what I do when I buy from a car dealer I even remove their number plate surround.......no free advertising on my car the bastards made enough money from me as it is.
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This is what I do when I buy from a car dealer I even remove their number plate surround.......no free advertising on my car the bastards made enough money from me as it is.
I go a little further and make it clear I wont accept delivery of the car if there is anything like that on it, when I am signing the contract. It's never been an issue for me after that.

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Re: Debadging a Falcon

yep no holes behind Forte badge, but 2 little holes behind Falcon badge use a hair Dryer apply i little heat get a very small screw driver and they will just pop off..
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