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Re: Removing badges
Phil Payne wrote:
> In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (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.
However, that's a good way of chipping the paint, if you make a
mistake. The hairdryer is the excepted method at lettering houses as