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post #1 of 15 Old 07-22-2012, 01:26 AM Thread Starter
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im going to do this tomorrow i was just wondering whats the best way to do it. tooth brush? wire brush? also i dont wanna do it with them on my truck so whats should i use to re stick em. caulk adhesive spray or something else

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The same thing holding it on. 3M double sided tape. I think you can get it at any autoparts store.

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thanks boss. ya i havent even tried to pull em off

SOLD: 99.5 F-250 ECLB, Zoodad mod, aih delete, 22k mod, wix 46637,16.5s wrapped with 35x12.50 BFG T/As s, ccv mod, 140v IDM, heater core ball valve mod, 324,000 miles

95 F-250 ECLB, E4OD, 3in turbo back straight piped, diy intake w/ 6637 and riffraff prefilter, cool go fast stickers, 140v idm, need new ball joints and king pins...negative camber is out of this world. 266k miles
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Many people say use a head gun and fishing line to pull it off. Don't let the heat gun get to close and there are also 2 alignment tabs on the back of the F-250/350 badge. The powerstroke badges don't have any alignment tabs. After you get them off you'll want to you some sort of adhesive removal to get the left over gunk. I used 3M adhesive removal, it's like a lacquer thinner.

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DIY 6637 Intake
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DIY fuel system with regulated return
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WD40 works wonders taking adhesive off
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Many people say use a head gun and fishing line to pull it off. Don't let the heat gun get to close and there are also 2 alignment tabs on the back of the F-250/350 badge. The powerstroke badges don't have any alignment tabs. After you get them off you'll want to you some sort of adhesive removal to get the left over gunk. I used 3M adhesive removal, it's like a lacquer thinner.

How did you patch the alignment holes? I'm trying to avoid welding in hopes to not have to repaint the entire fender. Any ideas?
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these guys are removing and reinstalling the badges after they remove the painted areas from the chrome so they don't need to address the holes.


seems like they could just leave them on and use a q tip to clean the paint off ?

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Where does one find new badges besides the dealer?

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Did my badges today looks sick left em on the truck. i learned real quick not to use a tooth brush. flicked acetone/paint all over. qtips worked great

SOLD: 99.5 F-250 ECLB, Zoodad mod, aih delete, 22k mod, wix 46637,16.5s wrapped with 35x12.50 BFG T/As s, ccv mod, 140v IDM, heater core ball valve mod, 324,000 miles

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Lol junk yard?

SOLD: 99.5 F-250 ECLB, Zoodad mod, aih delete, 22k mod, wix 46637,16.5s wrapped with 35x12.50 BFG T/As s, ccv mod, 140v IDM, heater core ball valve mod, 324,000 miles

95 F-250 ECLB, E4OD, 3in turbo back straight piped, diy intake w/ 6637 and riffraff prefilter, cool go fast stickers, 140v idm, need new ball joints and king pins...negative camber is out of this world. 266k miles
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