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Old 14th May 2009, 20:38   #106
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that looks like a nice clean job meer! well done!
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Old 14th May 2009, 23:15   #107
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Thanks white_vdi, with the number plates visible, the rear looks cool...
next plan - smoke the lights
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Old 14th May 2009, 23:19   #108
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for smoking of tail lights, use the spray can that comes esp for smoking lights. and make sure the brightness of the lights doesnt go down alot.
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Old 15th May 2009, 15:36   #109
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Default Debadged My Swift.

So after Reading all 8 pages finally debadged it.
I used Nail Polish Remover and cotton pads. Pretty easy to remove it. But PITA to remove glue. took 30 minutes to complete the Job.
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Old 15th May 2009, 20:50   #110
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good work nisarg86, swift looks awesome after debadging.

white_vdi - can you pls advice regarding smoking, which spray, what brand, DIY steps? Cheers
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Old 16th May 2009, 02:02   #111
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you get a special can to smoking lights. you should get one for 200 bucks at a decent accessory shop. its some chinese brand dont remember the name. just hold the 12in from the light and spray evenly to get the desired effect. 15mins break between every coat. thats it!
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Old 16th May 2009, 03:03   #112
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Wow, looks like this is picking up now!! Looks real cool guys!
I've smoked my headlights, am thinking of doing the tails as well but dont want to do the whole thing. Am trying to figure out how. Was thinking maybe the driving lines between the lights, or either just all the red areas of the lights. How are you planning to go about it Meer?
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Talk about De-badging, Hows Re-badging.
Look!
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Old 5th October 2009, 17:00   #114
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Here's my ride Debadged completely!!
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Default Mahindra Removed

If you watch closely, you can see the Mahindra letters missing and only Xylo badged.

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I dont get the point of this thread !!

Unless I am a civic with a genuine mugen set up with + 100 odd bhp than the stock version tring to hide my true colors,.. where I could I get my cheap thrills from blasting past a 5 series or a A6,..and try letting him play catch !!

Its not like removing a VDI badge from a swift or Turbo from an Indica is going to blow anyones socks off with the stock power that it makes.

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I dont get the point of this thread !!

Unless I am a civic with a genuine mugen set up with + 100 odd bhp than the stock version tring to hide my true colors,.. where I could I get my cheap thrills from blasting past a 5 series or a A6,..and try letting him play catch !!

Its not like removing a VDI badge from a swift or Turbo from an Indica is going to blow anyones socks off with the stock power that it makes.
If you read the first post of the thread you will see that the thread starter primarily did this to make his ride look plain and simple. Its not hide or disguise a beast that never existed.
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I dont get the point of this thread !!

Unless I am a civic with a genuine mugen set up with + 100 odd bhp than the stock version tring to hide my true colors,.. where I could I get my cheap thrills from blasting past a 5 series or a A6,..and try letting him play catch !!

Its not like removing a VDI badge from a swift or Turbo from an Indica is going to blow anyones socks off with the stock power that it makes.
For different people its a different reason. In India the concept of multiple engine options is still not very common. Most people do it because it makes the rear end of the car look symmetrical, cleaner & smoother. This was the reason why I debadged my car, I liked the clean look.

Also from a long term prospective the area just around / inside the badges is never cleaned properly, leading to damages to the paint, cars in India tend to have lots of badges and lastly I always thought, it was widely agreed that like women, cars are better shaved.
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I can respect that !! I guess its different strokes for different folks.

For me a new car without the badging is a cautionary note as its usually a sign of body work after a rear shunt !!
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I think it's a good idea to de-badge one's ride before the local badge thieves do it for you.Might try to get the rear badges off my 800 too this week.
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