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Apr 5, 10:05am - #145422 
getting rid of emblems

one quick question, are the emblems on the rear lid just adhesived on or do they have the little pegs on them, also can you take off the toyota symbol in the grill and just leave it like that??


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Apr 5, 10:07am - #145423 
u need to buy a replaement one for the front, ( i believe) and the rears just use a hair dryer and take ur time, it will come off, no pegs.




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Apr 5, 10:10am - #145424 
replacement grill, where would i get one without the emblem??


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Apr 5, 10:26am - #145425 
INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Re: Debadge - Factory Emblem Removal
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_56934_0_collapsed_2__1.html

INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Badge, Front Logo Grill Removal - How To ('00-'02)
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_87485_0_collapsed_2__1.html

INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Re: Grill, Custom - Install
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57014_0_collapsed_2__1.html

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Apr 5, 11:23am - #145426 
Originally Posted by LostAngel
INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Re: Debadge - Factory Emblem Removal
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_56934_0_collapsed_2__1.html

INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Badge, Front Logo Grill Removal - How To ('00-'02)
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_87485_0_collapsed_2__1.html

INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Re: Grill, Custom - Install
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57014_0_collapsed_2__1.html


very helpful! thumbsup

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Apr 5, 12:10pm - #145427 
Originally Posted by LostAngel
INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Re: Debadge - Factory Emblem Removal
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_56934_0_collapsed_2__1.html

INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Badge, Front Logo Grill Removal - How To ('00-'02)
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_87485_0_collapsed_2__1.html

INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Re: Grill, Custom - Install
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57014_0_collapsed_2__1.html
so i cant just get the emblem off with out getting a new grill?


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Apr 5, 1:04pm - #145428 
Originally Posted by csheriff
Originally Posted by LostAngel
INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Re: Debadge - Factory Emblem Removal
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_56934_0_collapsed_2__1.html

INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Badge, Front Logo Grill Removal - How To ('00-'02)
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_87485_0_collapsed_2__1.html

INSTALL GUIDE DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Re: Grill, Custom - Install
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57014_0_collapsed_2__1.html
so i cant just get the emblem off with out getting a new grill?

You can, but I believe theres an indentation on the grill from where badge was. I may be wrong though.

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Apr 5, 2:12pm - #145429 
um, the emblem is PART of the front mini grille. could be wrong but i didn't care because in installed a precut grille that i painted from ebay. makes the car much more aggressive. thumbsup


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Apr 5, 2:15pm - #145430 

You could pick up a front grill (no emblem) from www.grillcraft.com kind of expensive though.

As for the emblems just run a hair dryer over em, get some handy dental floss and kind of saw them off

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Apr 5, 4:26pm - #145431 
Originally Posted by 5280vvti

You could pick up a front grill (no emblem) from www.grillcraft.com kind of expensive though.

As for the emblems just run a hair dryer over em, get some handy dental floss and kind of saw them off

Yeah, and no matter how much of an urge you have, dont use a knife no matter how carefull you think you are. It can make small scratches. as 5280vvti said, just pretend use the blow dryer, and pretend your flossing your teeth too the emblem.

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Apr 5, 6:52pm - #145432 
Originally Posted by 5280vvti

You could pick up a front grill (no emblem) from www.grillcraft.com kind of expensive though.

As for the emblems just run a hair dryer over em, get some handy dental floss and kind of saw them off


yes, I got a grillcraft front grill - good quality

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Apr 5, 9:59pm - #145433 
Not to hijack this thread, but I debadged my new 04 and I have a big flat spot on the Hood where the emblem was. I've searched for a replacement and there's a TRD domed decal that's close, but still not exact as far as size goes.

I'm about to pain the toyota logo and stick it back on if I can't find anything else, that's why I was asking about an indiglo toyota logo or a black background domed toyota logo for the front...


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Apr 5, 10:14pm - #145434 
Yeah I debadged and it was easier than I thought. Blow dry it quite a bit and then run the floss behind it. Then just kinda rub the rest of the glue left over until it's gone. DON'T USE A KNIFE. It helps if it's a warm day.

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Apr 6, 6:33am - #145435 
Hell, I didn't bother with the hairdryer for 30 seconds if that. Then I took a thin towel, put it over the end of a butter knife, slid it in and pulled up slowly. Every bit of glue came off w/the emblem since it wasn't hot so I didn't have to even clean it. Looked perfect instantly. happywink


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Apr 6, 1:35pm - #145436 
Originally Posted by 2K4Celica
Not to hijack this thread, but I debadged my new 04 and I have a big flat spot on the Hood where the emblem was. I've searched for a replacement and there's a TRD domed decal that's close, but still not exact as far as size goes.

I'm about to pain the toyota logo and stick it back on if I can't find anything else, that's why I was asking about an indiglo toyota logo or a black background domed toyota logo for the front...


Just buy a brand new stock emblem at your toyota dealer's parts dept. and paint it (you'll need plastic primer, before painting).

Here's how mine turned out:

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Apr 6, 3:10pm - #145437 
thanx for all the info, got the rear badges off, prolly just gonna leave the front one on i dont feel like spending money on something so unimportant.


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Apr 6, 3:13pm - #145438 
Originally Posted by csheriff
thanx for all the info, got the rear badges off, prolly just gonna leave the front one on i dont feel like spending money on something so unimportant.


If you're gonna do other exterior accents, this is actually a relatively cheap one to do idunno


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Apr 6, 3:41pm - #145439 
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by csheriff
thanx for all the info, got the rear badges off, prolly just gonna leave the front one on i dont feel like spending money on something so unimportant.


If you're gonna do other exterior accents, this is actually a relatively cheap one to do idunno

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Apr 7, 3:34pm - #145440 
just so everyone knows, if you have an 02 with a action package, the front badge can be removed without taking off the bumper or grill. a little patience is all you need to pop the fasteners off the back. success at last!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup grin grin grin smile smile smile goodtimes cheers


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Apr 8, 9:16pm - #145441 
Originally Posted by csheriff
just so everyone knows, if you have an 02 with a action package, the front badge can be removed without taking off the bumper or grill. a little patience is all you need to pop the fasteners off the back. success at last!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup grin grin grin smile smile smile goodtimes cheers


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Apr 9, 8:10am - #145442 
Originally Posted by Evan
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just so everyone knows, if you have an 02 with a action package, the front badge can be removed without taking off the bumper or grill. a little patience is all you need to pop the fasteners off the back. success at last!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup grin grin grin smile smile smile goodtimes cheers


goodjob
thanx, well i thought it was a big accomplishment


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