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Old 23rd June 2012, 21:29   #211
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I took the help of heat gun to remove the logo and then using WD40 and hair drier, the job is done.
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Old 27th June 2012, 22:08   #212
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I took the help of heat gun to remove the logo and then using WD40 and hair drier, the job is done.
That's a nice looking spark you have there. Can I suggest you one thing? Get some side molding like the ones on Micra (not the fatty OEM Chevy ones) it'll complete the looks.

Got the alloys from the dealer itself? How much did they cost you? Thanks!

OT, I've a identical dent below the rear light!(on the edge)

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Old 27th June 2012, 22:31   #213
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Hey guys. Since everybody's problem is removing the glue stains after de-badging, how about using some rubbing compound (paste/liquid) for the purpose? Since it removes traded paint from the body, would it work properly for this purpose??
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That's a nice looking spark you have there. Can I suggest you one thing? Get some side molding like the ones on Micra (not the fatty OEM Chevy ones) it'll complete the looks.

Got the alloys from the dealer itself? How much did they cost you? Thanks!

OT, I've a identical dent below the rear light!(on the edge)
Glad you liked it.

I had earlier thought of installing side mouldings + Roof rails + OEM spoler. The lack of money forced me to think and re-think on these cosmetic upgrades. I later decided that the doors of car look cleaner without the moulding. Roof rails requires drilling of holes + they are purely for aesthetic purpose. Spoiler also had to be fitted after drilling holes so opted out of that as well.

The alloys are OEM alloys, came with the car so i dont know the price.

Aah dents !!! I have lots of them here and there, the cost and time involved is preventing me to get them fixed.
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Another shot.
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Old 23rd July 2012, 23:35   #216
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Removed the Chrome work on rear lights. Came off easily after spraying W-140 and leaving it for like 10mins or so.

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Old 18th August 2012, 19:14   #217
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Hair Dryer + Dental Floss
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Inspired by this thread, I de (re) badged my boot with the help of a sticker shop
and old Swift's *SWIFT* badges procured from MSM
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Old 3rd October 2013, 20:32   #219
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I debadged my Accent. The boot was easy, but the logo on the sides left its mark behind. Nothing worked - Nail polish remover> Keroscene> Diesel> Petrol> 3M spray(similar to wd 40). Its Hard like feviquick.
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Removed the "maruti-suzuki" and 'zdi' badge. Heated up with a hair dryer and removed them using the thread technique. Some of the glue was in the boot. Formula 1 bug and tar remover helped me remove it completely. Since its a new car, there is difference in paint shades.

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One more Debadged Swift on Indian Roads. Used dental floss (Had to use being a Dentist) ,hair dryer, diesel and old cloth to remove the adhesive on a hot sunny day. Finally gave a shampoo wash to complete the procedure. Valuable comments welcomed.
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One more Debadged Swift on Indian Roads. Used dental floss (Had to use being a Dentist) ,hair dryer, diesel and old cloth to remove the adhesive on a hot sunny day. Finally gave a shampoo wash to complete the procedure. Valuable comments welcomed.
beautifully done. a bit ot but please share the cost and procedure of smoking the tail lamps. its adding superbly to the clean look.

thanks.

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JUst started off after following this DIY thread. Will update with final images once completely done

Used Hair Dryer and Dental Floss only to remove the TDCi badge and got rid of the glue on the boot using fingers, now need to clean it properly.
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The last time I updated this thread was nearly 7 years back!!

I love little or no cluttering of badges on my car. And the last time I posted, it was my Getz 1.3:

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And this is probably one of the reasons for me buying the GT. The badging on the German Diesel rocket is minimalistic, but drives home the message:

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And this is the same with the more popular twin as well:

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JUst started off after following this DIY thread. Will update with final images once completely done
Done with the exercise on Saturday morning.

Final pics is attached below, along with the tools used!!

You could also see my Kid's newly badged Classic Titanium !!
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