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What are you guys using to take the unbelievably strong adhesive of the car after removing the front badge? What are you using to reapply the emblem? See I hate chrome and don't want to spend the money on new emblems. I removed the front emblem and painted it black to match my car. I am going to put it back on but cant find the same kind off tape they used at the factory:mad:
 

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What are you guys using to take the unbelievably strong adhesive of the car after removing the front badge? What are you using to reapply the emblem? See I hate chrome and don't want to spend the money on new emblems. I removed the front emblem and painted it black to match my car. I am going to put it back on but cant find the same kind off tape they used at the factory:mad:
I use rubbing alcohol to soak the residue and rub it off with cloth and/or soft plastic scraper. tape used is double-sided 3M which can be found anywhere.
 

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Use goof-off to remove left over adhesive, use 3m automative double sided tape to reapply. One hint when doing removal, use fishing line to gently "saw" off the applied part.



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I used some goo gone and a whole lot of elbow grease! lol its off now just waiting for the clear coat to dry and back on it will go.
 

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What are you guys using to take the unbelievably strong adhesive of the car after removing the front badge? What are you using to reapply the emblem? See I hate chrome and don't want to spend the money on new emblems. I removed the front emblem and painted it black to match my car. I am going to put it back on but cant find the same kind off tape they used at the factory:mad:
I use 90% alcohol, Goo-Gone is good also byt I've heard that is removes some of the finish also. Alcohol dosn't.
 

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One of the best things to use to remove goo is a product called Bestine. You will find it at arts & craft places like Michael's or Hobby Lobby. It's listed as a rubber cement thinner / cleaner, but it works great on just about any adhesive.

I'm not fond of Goo Gone because it really srtinks and takes a while to go away (it's greasy). The Bestine evaporates 100% totally away.

I've used Bestine on my cars, and all sorts of other things. It words great getting that sticky crap off of CD cases.

Here's a link to it on Amazon....and a pic below....
Amazon.com: Best-Test Bestine Solvent and Thinner pint: Kitchen & Dining
 

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The car is at the dealership getting painted. Some scratches that where there when I purchased it. When I get it back tomorrow I will post pics of the finished emblem. I may even redo it to get better results. I just scuffed up the chrome plating and painted it. I think I may take it off strip the chrome totally and then dye it black instead. If I strip it and dye it I will give step by step pics and instructions. Thanks for all the input it was very helpful.
 
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