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Old 28th April 2010, 12:21   #151
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stick lucoplast on the dealer sticker and slowly peel off the lucoplast - the dealer sticker should come off with it.

hope it helps.
locuplast? is that some solution you get at a hardware shop?
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Old 29th April 2010, 13:16   #152
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I used rubbing compound to remove the left over gum on my car.Took about 30 minutes to rub it off.Damn annoying but worth it.
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Old 29th April 2010, 13:45   #153
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Is there any safe ways to remove the dealer stickers from your car?
If the car is really wet, like when you're washing your car with car shampoo, you can easily pry off those reflective dealer stickers with your nail or a plastic spatula.

Else use Diesel.

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anyone knows about the solution that is used by those sunscreen people to remove the gum from a previous sunscreen? These might be helpful in removing the stickers on the windshield.
Soap solution :-)

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I used rubbing compound to remove the left over gum on my car.Took about 30 minutes to rub it off.Damn annoying but worth it.
You should've used Diesel, rubbing compound takes a layer off your clear coat.. I soaked the plasti-chrome decal edges with diesel, pryed the decal off with a plastic spatula, and took off the remaining adhesive with Diesel, plastic spatula and soft cloth. 30mins job.
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You should've used Diesel, rubbing compound takes a layer off your clear coat.. I soaked the plasti-chrome decal edges with diesel, pryed the decal off with a plastic spatula, and took off the remaining adhesive with Diesel, plastic spatula and soft cloth. 30mins job.
After all the effort, dont you think putting up a pic of your effort would be logical? Did you remove all the badges off the i10?
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After all the effort, dont you think putting up a pic of your effort would be logical? Did you remove all the badges off the i10?
Not the i10, but the A-Star. I removed the huge, un-appealing MARUTI SUZUKI double decker badge. Might remove others, leaving the S.

To be honest i haven't taken any pics of the A-Star, except for the first few during the first week after purchase, which was taken to email to few people and for uploading to FB.

I'll click and post.
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Old 8th May 2010, 23:07   #156
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Here is my car's DIY "re" badged rear!

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Why in Gods name would you want to do it?
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Old 9th May 2010, 12:16   #158
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Here's my 2-cc's for anyone debadging or removing stickers/decals etc.,

The best way to remove is by heating the adhesive base so that it comes of easily.

Use a Hot-air blower (The kind used for Shrink wrapping) if you can get one. A few seconds of heating the badge should be sufficient to release the adhesive. You have to be quick and remove the badge using your fingernail (be careful as it will be hot) at any of the edges. Do not use any Blades or sharp instruments since it can damage the paint.

If it does not come off easily, reheat the badge while pulling it towards you. Keep moving the blower all along the badge area while heating it and do not focus it onto a single area as it can lead to melting or damaging.

If done right, you will find that the badge comes off without any residue left on the body.

Please exercise caution while doing this as the blower/air can be pretty hot and can cause injuries.

Alternatively, you can use a hair dryer, but this will take more time and the results may not be quite as good.

Also, the so-called nail polish remover (which is nothing but perfumed/colored NC thinner available at most hardware shops) and cleaning alcohol is NOT advisable as they are quite powerful and can damage the paint.

Using kerosene/regular thinner or turpentine is the best alternative to clean up any gummy residue. You can soap and wash afterwards to get rid of the solvent.

Soaking paper stickers in water and plastic ones with kerosene dissolves the adhesive pretty well ensuring easy removal.

These are my personal experiences in removing stickers on a wide variety of surfaces with successful results.

All the best in your DIY.
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Old 16th May 2010, 14:56   #159
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Talk about De-badging, Hows Re-badging.
Look!
Wouldn't it have looked cooler if you'd have done the S-W-I-F-T part just above the Suzuki logo
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Here is my car's DIY "re" badged rear!

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The "sports" badge looks really nice. Can you please share from you sourced it and how to fix it.
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Talk about De-badging, Hows Re-badging.
Look!
What glue would one use to stick these back up?

I have my ride de-badged too and putting the S-W-I-F-T badge back up with extended spaces could be tried
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What glue would one use to stick these back up?

I have my ride de-badged too and putting the S-W-I-F-T badge back up with extended spaces could be tried
If you gert hold of the double sided take by 3M that will do the job for you. 468 MP is one such product from 3M.
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The "sports" badge looks really nice. Can you please share from you sourced it and how to fix it.
Sorry for the late reply, here is where i ordered it from.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...d=509979722001
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Old 28th December 2010, 14:13   #164
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My Debadged Baleno. Its a 2006 Model and it had the Maruti Suzuki and Lxi badges until last month when a NHC hit the boot when I was haulted in a Traffic Signal....
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Old 28th December 2010, 14:32   #165
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Here's my De-badged ride:
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