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DIY Debadging

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by theboybg, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. theboybg

    theboybg Member

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    Quick lunchtime project - really easy & too less than 30 minutes.

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    - Tools used-
    1. Hairdryer
    2. Plastic thin scraper (I got these http://amzn.to/2dsdxf4 )
    3. Goo Gone (citrus based sticky stuff remover) ( http://amzn.to/2dwwMt3 )
    4. Stuff to wash & wax car after.
    5. A little patience :)

    - Technique -
    1. Heat the letters up with hairdryer (keep it moving).
    2. Apply a little pressure between letter & bodywork with scraper, you can feel it wiggle after 15-20 secs of heat.
    3. Gently peel off the letter, easy does it.
    4. Remove the sticky residue with GooGone on a (clean) rag.
    5. Clean the car & wax, to ensure no residue is left on bodywork.

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    Before & after:
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    Why you may ask - well that Model S lettering is a really ugly dated font, I like the clean look & well..... maybe I wouldn't have done it if it was a P90DL :)
     
  2. qadaemon

    qadaemon Member

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    Sidney IL, Cape Canaveral FL
    Nice job! Love the color.

    Some letters fell off our X so I pulled the rest. I was going to have them replaced but I think I like the look better without. Looks great on the S too.
     

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