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    hi all just in the process of removing that awful griffin! however the badge came off no problem i cant get the glue off the boot ive tried tar remover and wd40 but nothing will shift it! any ideas would be appriciated!!

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    Just keep going at it.. it will go in the end. Try soaking it in hot water first, that's how I got mine off.

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    cheers mate im doing the hot water aswell!! didnt realise it would be the glue that would be the problem! i was more worried about the badge but that was a doddle!!

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    The badge is the easy part I just used hot wat and tar remover it took about 10 - 15 mins ..............well worth it


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    managed to get the glue off with the tar remover but still have the outline of the badge which i cant get off any ideas?

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    Try a little t-cut


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    Have always used white spirit,apply to the top of the glue with a cloth,wait 5 mins to soak in then start pushing off,followd by a small application of t cut scratch remover to get rid of the shadow,then a good resin wax,job done in half hour tops.

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    try using a hairdryer on it for few mins not to close and then start to peal off the glue. did all the badges on the back of mine in about 10 mins and never left a mark. after the glue is off just use bit of T-cut over it n jobs done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cookiejar31 View Post
    try using a hairdryer on it for few mins not to close and then start to peal off the glue. did all the badges on the back of mine in about 10 mins and never left a mark. after the glue is off just use bit of T-cut over it n jobs done.
    Same here matey, hair dryer is always better than pouring boiling water over the paint work IMO

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectragsi3.2 View Post
    managed to get the glue off with the tar remover but still have the outline of the badge which i cant get off any ideas?
    Give the 'shadow' a quick once over with whatever polish you've got handy. I had the same problem - 5 mins with some Autoglym Super Resin Polish and you couldn't tell it had ever had a badge

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