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Neurorelay
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Neurorelay Jan 22, 2:01am - #380116 

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Debadged the Car

Okay, I went ahead and debadged my 2005 Celica GT...looks so much cleaner with the tinted windows and S2000 antenna.

The only minor annoyance was finding that on the front cowl the toyota badge left two holes and a small ridge from the upper portion of the emblem...but with some really nice high gloss wax, it looks good.

With the new stereo system, its time to take a break.

RECAP: In one month of ownership= tinted windows, S2000 antenna, XM radio, Pioneer Radio and 6 Disc changer, K & N Air Filter and debadged.
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Polykarb
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Polykarb Jan 22, 2:06am - #380117 

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2000 Toyota Celica

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use dremel tool to shave off the holes the T badge was in on the bumper.

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fonz182
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fonz182 Jan 22, 2:16am - #380118 

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oh damn i wouldnt have tried to take the front emblem off of my 03+ stock front
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Neurorelay
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Neurorelay Jan 22, 2:23am - #380119 

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Nor would I, had I known the holes were there! wink Oh well, it is done now and looks fine...if I could order a nice custom red one to replace it, that would rock!
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eric_h
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eric_h Jan 22, 2:51am - #380120 

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pics???

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Neurorelay
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Neurorelay Jan 22, 3:13am - #380121 

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Originally Posted by eric_h

pics???


Only one, and from a crappy camera.

http://pics.bbzzdd.com/users/Neurorelay/debadge.jpg

You will have to cut and paste to see the link.

The rear looks like all Celica rears debadged, so no need to show it.
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ExNihilo
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ExNihilo Jan 22, 6:25pm - #380122 
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Yeah, I'd like to de-badge mine, but I'm holding off because of the holes.

300,000 KM/Sec. Its not just a good idea, its the law.
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hombredelassrtas
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hombredelassrtas Jan 22, 6:57pm - #380123 

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i like the degadged btu i kept the gts on mine, gotta show people what ur workn with wink I dindt take off the front becasue didnt want the holes

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SunburstCelica
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SunburstCelica Jan 23, 6:22pm - #380124 

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You should go all the way like I did & do this to the rear. Then only way to tell what kind of car it is( look at registration). Don't have a pic but put black vinyl circle over steering wheel logo of Toyota.
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My Sixth Gear
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My Sixth Gear Jan 23, 7:30pm - #380125 
2003 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
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the 03+ look weird debadged in the front

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2nd2nun
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2nd2nun Jan 23, 9:01pm - #380126 

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2005 Toyota Celica GT

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what is the logical reason to debadge a car confused are you ashame of the toyota celica name??

If your gonna drive it, drive it or get out of the way!
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Neurorelay
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Neurorelay Jan 23, 9:14pm - #380127 

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Originally Posted by 2nd2nun
what is the logical reason to debadge a car confused are you ashame of the toyota celica name??


No, becuase it looks clean, and when waxed, nothing interupts the nice nice paint.
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