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    Does anyone know how to safely remove the vx griffin from the tailgate without disturbing the paint?

    Thanks Keith

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    pull it

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    Very popular modification, plenty of posts on it and some differing ideas. A successful methid is to heat the griffin with a hair dryer to warm the adhesive and then use a credit card (or similar) to gently pry the badge off and then clean the rest of the adhesive off with a polish and elbow grease.

    Hot water is another method. Other tips for removing the adhesive is bug and tar remover and have also seen label remover suggested.

    I used the first method with top success.

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    Take your time. I used lots of warm water and got the badge at each side and pulled it off. Bit of tar and glue remover and a few coats of polish. Jobs a good'un

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    I just pulled mine off with the help of matalan card, and got residue of glue off with finger and polish,very easy mod and makes the back end look alot better,easier to clean too.........

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    thaks for all the great info folks, will have a go today

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    Dont forget the before and after pics!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leviathan View Post
    Dont forget the before and after pics!
    I've just fitted an irmmy grille, DTM spoiler should be fitted on wed plus will be replacing vectra tailgate badge with irmmy one, as soon as thats done i'll get some pics up for you guys

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