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Dec 26, 5:50pm - #359038 
badges .emblem

Im trying to remove my emblems in the rear, both the 'toyota' and the "GT" emblem. I removed the "GT" emblem and there is a white plastery material underneath, sticky material. How do I remove it?


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Dec 26, 6:04pm - #359039 
use bug and tar remover. Rub it on till it comes off. Don't rub too hard but hard enough. I wouldn't recomend any other ways because i can't take off the paint. Hope that helps. thumbsup

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Dec 26, 8:25pm - #359040 
heat it up using a blow dryer. then just keep rubbing it out until its gone. thumbsup


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Dec 26, 9:17pm - #359041 
or you can use Gogone. If you don't want to buy Gogone you could just do what Zero said...heat it up w/the a hairdryer and just keep rubbing it with a damped rag.

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Dec 26, 9:19pm - #359042 
I used a hair dryer. Blow that sucker off till it gets hella hot, then use a piece of string, I used dental floss. Once removed, I used WD-40.


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Dec 26, 9:19pm - #359043 
sand paper?
lol just kiddin yea heating it up would be the best way or gogone

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Dec 26, 11:20pm - #359044 
I used 3M adhesive remover. I think that works better than anything else.

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Dec 27, 2:33am - #359045 
i just used a wet cloth


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Dec 27, 3:23am - #359046 
i just picked it off

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Dec 27, 8:36am - #359047 
just spend that $5 on glue gone, it'll save you a lot of time...

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Dec 27, 9:54am - #359048 
hey thanks a lot guys, i tried to razor it off but i stopped because i didnt want to funk up the paint.


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Dec 27, 10:41am - #359049 
don't razor it unless you're removing a sticker from your window...

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Dec 28, 1:51pm - #359050 
What ever you guys do...
Dont pull of the front emblem of a 2004 Tsunami Celica
...unless you're willing to live with the two holes under it.

BTW do you guys know what knid of glue I should use to stick it back on? I hate those two holes in my bumper. It looks awful!

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Dec 28, 1:55pm - #359051 
DONT USE WD-40. it will ruin paint.


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Dec 28, 2:06pm - #359052 
goo gone isnt all its cracked up to be i didnt work all that well on mine i basically eneded still picking it off


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Dec 28, 2:38pm - #359053 
i think ill just stick to triditional menthods, ill use the blowdryer and see how it works out.


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Dec 28, 8:20pm - #359054 
Originally Posted by superderk
DONT USE WD-40. it will ruin paint.


I used it and it works fine. Sprayed a bit on a piece of cloth and rubbed off the glue.


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Dec 29, 3:16pm - #359055 
gasolineto rub off the gunk. then wash off the gasoline.


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