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Old 01-06-2010, 11:11 PM
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Default Acetone'ing Ranger emblem

I saw a picture of a ranger emblem on a guys post and he said he "acetone'd" his emblem and it turned out chrome? anyone have any imput on this? i may do it. It was in this thread: project: 06
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:15 PM
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calling fomoco...

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Old 01-06-2010, 11:16 PM
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what i did was used nail polish remover($1.00 at walmart) and used an old rag, dabbed some remover on the rag, and started rubbing the black off
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:42 PM
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I use the real stuff.....Acetone. Ace Hardware or True Value or Home Depot...any local hardware store will have it. I use q-tips. Here's a vid freakin' Tre decided to record me doing it. lol. Actually didn't turn out too bad.

[yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykQNaFrjf64[/yt]
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:54 PM
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all shiney
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:55 PM
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bling bling
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Old 01-07-2010, 12:46 AM
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hellz yeah
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Old 01-07-2010, 12:47 AM
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i wander if you could do that to the small emblems
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Old 01-07-2010, 12:47 AM
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which ones? on the tailgate?
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Old 01-07-2010, 01:30 AM
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Haha thats cool guys! thanks..


"a lil bit of bling, is never a bad thing"!!!
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I use the real stuff.....Acetone. Ace Hardware or True Value or Home Depot...any local hardware store will have it. I use q-tips. Here's a vid freakin' Tre decided to record me doing it. lol. Actually didn't turn out too bad.

[yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykQNaFrjf64[/yt]
How did you go about getting the emblem off?
is it glue or pins?
(05 EDGE)

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Old 02-04-2010, 07:54 PM
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Double sided tape and a couple of alignment pins.
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Doesn't sound like i'll be getting them off too easy.. i imagine the center will be easy but how do i get the outside edge? dont want any acetone on my truck..special tape?

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Old 02-05-2010, 12:55 PM
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Use a hair dryer and some fishing line.

The emblem in the vid was a brand new emblem, so it still had the "paper" over the sticky tape.
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Old 02-06-2010, 08:37 AM
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Does acetone work on the older style badges as well? Mine's starting to show some wear, and I was thinking of stripping them.
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