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The time has come to be big and brave and get rid of the badge. Although I'm not a fan of removal on white or black, I haven't seen a gunmetal that doesn't look better so sod it, I'm going for it.

So... I've read using dental floss, fishing wire, seen a vid where a guy masked it off and prised it off with a filler spreader, heated up with a hair drier. etc, etc

What works best for those that have done it?

I assume it's double sided foamy stuff that'll clean up with white spirit?

Any advice would be great, ta
 

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Hair dryer to soften the adhesive and then pull it off by hand. As it starts to come away keep heating it. From memory it took.quite a pull...

You will be left with a lot of foam and glue. Use some tardis to remove it. I was left with some light maring on the paint so had to give it a quick polish to remove them

Good luck
 
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Blimey, he's battling with that glue residue. Is it always that tough to get off?

When I de badged my old scooby I just used tardis/white spirit, don't remember having that much grief.
 

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I guess with time it gets harder to remove? I removed mine on day one with a hair dryer (slowly) and the tiny amount of left over glue I removed with my thumb. I then gave it a quick polish.

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3M scotch weld citrus aerosol Cleaner 050098 is brilliant stuff - spray on the remaining goo, leave for a couple of minutes and it just falls off
 

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Is it safe to use white spirit to remove the glue residue?
Or best with the likes of sticky stuff remover/tar remover?
 

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I removed mine because it was a pain to clean inside the little gaps all over the place. A smooth bum is a nice bum, you see :)

I just heated it a while with the Wife's hairdryer, and then part dental floss and part pulled it off with my talons. Then a bit of T-cut to make the exposed paint match the paint that used to be covered. Easy peasy lemon squeezy :)
 

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And she's gone. That wasn't going to fall off on its own, what a bugger to get the glue residue off. Got there in the end, cheers for the tips guys.

Do agree it possibly needs something there, but a huge silver Nissan burger isn't it. Maybe a smaller black vinyl at some point.

For now I'm enjoying the smooth bum, lol
 

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I took the GT-R badge off too. Very smooth! <img src="http://www.gtr.co.uk/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smilie" class="inlineimg" />
Sacrilege. Gotta keep the GT-R badge. Hang him, lol

Cheers jratten, pleased how it looks. Very neat view from a couple of car lengths as well, probably neater than up close.
 

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When I collected my car from being wrapped at PWPro a few months ago, I asked about the fact there was only the GT-R badge and not the Nissan badge on the back. Paul said he would not fit it back as it looks crap, especially on a wrapped car. But if I insisted he would. I left it off (but I took it home). I said people put the GT-R badge were the Nissan is and he informed me that if I asked for that, he would flatly refuse !!
 

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The boot is too wide and plain to have the badge missing :( get your no more nails out and stick it back on promptly
Nope :double-finger:

The pics you showed me of yours, I agree. Too much black with nothing to break it up. White is the same. Never saw a gunmetal I didn't think looked better and I'll stick by that. Just looks neater :)
 
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