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Removing badges

In message <v01530508af8109ef4b01@[]> tnas@euronet.nl (Tom Nas) writes:

> >Hey, was wondering if anyone knows how to remove the Audi logo on the
> >rear-end of the car located on the trunk.  I am wanting to re-paint mine
> >black again.  Years of sun and wax build-up around the lettering don't
> >look to pleasing to me.  I guess it's just from the good-old sun here in
> >Florida.  Any suggestions would be great!
> It's in the archives, but: use a hair dryer or paint stripper on 'low'
> setting: these things are stuck on with double-sided tape. Caveat: use
> gloves for taking them off after heating- BTDTburnt my fingers.

I just wrapped a steel rule in a very soft cloth and gently lifted the badge 
with an old wood chisel using the rule as a fulcrum.  Just exert some force and 
wait - they come away very slowly.  Patience is a virtue.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club