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Old 19 May 2012, 10:06 pm
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Hey guys, tomorrow I am going to be removing my dealer decal and while I'm at it, I'm going to remove the Touring Edition logo from my cruiser. But I am wondering how do I proceed with this? I am going to follow the steps from here: Removing Dealer Decals Can I use a hair dryer to remove the touring edition as well or do I need something else? Thanks.

The reason why I am removing it is that I bought a custom edition thing and plan on replacing the touring edition with my soon to be announced edition.
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Old 19 May 2012, 10:18 pm
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heat gun is just to get the decal warm enough to soften the adhesive, then use a high grade solvent (or zippo lighter fluid in a pinch) to remove the residue.

not sure if the touring decal has prongs into the body but I doubt it. nad having either big thick hunky thumb nails to pick with helps. plastic razor blade or a plastic paint scraper also helps to prevent marring the paint
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With your cars age you are going to have some fading of your paint around the Touring Edition Badge.

Meaning its going to be darker underneath it.
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Old 20 May 2012, 03:50 pm
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Just get Goof Off or Goo Gone which are both available at either Autozone, O'Reily's, Walmart, or any other car parts stores.

It's like 3 dollars and is highly effective at removing any and all residue left over by your badges. In terms of removing it, I used a credit card-type card to separate the badge from the car; removed it without damaging anything.

You can also use gas but you'll need to remove it immediately otherwise it will affect your paint.

My recommendation is use Goo Gone (citrus-based stuff) and use plain water and a clean paper towel to remove the Goo Gone liquid once you're all done.
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Goo-gone is good stuff!
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Default Re: Removing the "Touring Edition"

I removed it today, you were right, there was some fading but nothing to major. Instead of Goo-off, I just used alcohol and some muscles to get rid of the residue. But when I put the "Starr Edition" badge on it covered up most of the fading from the touring edition and I think it looks pretty good myself.

http://www.ptcruiserlinks.com/forum/...rr-edition.jpg
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It does look good. Where did you get the graphics?
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I removed it today, you were right, there was some fading but nothing to major. Instead of Goo-off, I just used alcohol and some muscles to get rid of the residue. But when I put the "Starr Edition" badge on it covered up most of the fading from the touring edition and I think it looks pretty good myself.

http://www.ptcruiserlinks.com/forum/...rr-edition.jpg
Not sure what the STARR means but it looks great, I couldnt see any fade.

I removed my dealer tag when I first got mine



I had to have one of those big buffers at a detailing place fix it up.

The little one like you buy at the auto store did nothing, lol
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