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Old 02-05-2013, 12:00 PM   #1
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2005 STI

Default Debadging 05 trunk

Hey I'm about to debadge my 05 sti trunk today, however I'm worried I'm too late to make it look clean, will the paint be off colored once I pull them off?

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Old 02-05-2013, 12:22 PM   #2
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2012 Limited 2.0i
Dreamy Gray Mistress


Youll probably have an outline/faded area. I think it should buff out tho as long as you have an orbital sander with the right pads/compound
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Old 02-05-2013, 02:57 PM   #3
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you'll have fade lines..but just goo gone the **** outa it and wax often..within a month they will fade

edit..you have silver, there shouldn't be any noticeable fading (only happens with darker colored cars)
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:24 AM   #4
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Ice Silver


I just partially debadged an Ice Silver Impreza Sport far too much stuff back there removed the "SYMMETRICAL" and "SPORT" badges plus the "PZEV" on the rear window much cleaner look now no problems with shadow or fade lines but this is a newer car.

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Old 02-13-2013, 10:25 AM   #5
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Shuckin' & Drivin'


I have an '04 and debadged mine last year. Hardly noticeable fade lines that went away with washing/waxing.
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:59 AM   #6
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jst debadged 02 and i had some extra glue that wouldnt come off i have used some bug tar remover and am going to try goo b gone cuz there is still a little left over that i can see but havent gotten to seriously wax/ buff it yet since its been so cold, but still loooks way better
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