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Old 06-29-2009, 09:37 AM
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My Debadging Experience

Just from general chat with guys from the JG forum I gathered up a few materials to start my debadging. Here's what I used..

WD-40, Waxed floss, Hair Dryer, Denatured Alcohol, and a plastic spackle spatula.


First I sprayed a little WD-40 on the lerrering and let it sit for a min. They I put the hair dryer on it for aprox 30 of heat to soften the glue. I don't know about older models but the badges were being held on by black double sided tape. Then I took about a foot of dental floss and sawed behing the lettering with the floss and badges came off easily.

the larger letters (Jeep, 4x4) required a little more work. I had to use a plastic spackle spatula for them.

I repeated these steps fot the 4x4, limited, and front and rear jeep lettering. Where there was a little glue left behind I used denatured alcohol and it came off easily. Here is the finished product...

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After... (Sorry it was dark out when I finished. I took a Tack Bell break after debadging and before washing)





Just for the debadging took aprox 10-15min.....
I recomend. IMO it looks much neater and cleaner.
Good luck guys...

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Old 06-29-2009, 09:38 AM
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Very nice work Nate! Looks very cleaned up without the badges.
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:41 AM
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Thanks Matt... Now all you have to do is trade yours in for a Stone White WK and you too can have swagga like me... LOL
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That looks alot better. Nice job!
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Thanks Matt... Now all you have to do is trade yours in for a Stone White WK and you too can have swagga like me... LOL
haha, my swagga level is far above yours
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:50 AM
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Re: My Debadging Experience

look at you hotrod!!!! nice debadge!!!
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Very Smooth. u 4got to hide the license # in one of the pics .
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:39 AM
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Very nice Nate. I like it.
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Very Smooth. u 4got to hide the license # in one of the pics .
I did in photobucket but it didn't update yet I guess. LOL Thanks fellas!!!
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Old 06-29-2009, 11:11 AM
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Re: My Debadging Experience

look good man! I love that white with those dark tinted tails! Good work!
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Lookin Sweet a mod that is in my very near future.
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Cool nate
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