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Like I said, single-handedly the hardest wrap I've ever done.

This was the BIGGEST P.I.T.A ever. after 8 attempts, 5 days of off an on, sweating out in my garage....its perfect.

For note; the reason its so hard to install is because there is zero room for error, as there is microns of space between the badge and the car. I tried a exact -o-knife, knifeless tape and every tactic in the book. Eventually ended up de-badging the car, wrapping it on its own and then reapplying the badge. left the outline of the old adhesive and removed it and applied the new badge at the same time as I put it back on to ensure it was in the exact same spot.

Long story short, just fuckin plastidip it or something and don't go through everything I went through on my warpath against the chrome demon :rolleyes:
 

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Damn... I don't suppose you took a pic of it when you had it totally debadged, right? 馃槀 Oh and there's still the trunk badge... 馃憖
 

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Damn... I don't suppose you took a pic of it when you had it totally debadged, right? 馃槀 Oh and there's still the trunk badge... 馃憖
Ooof I wish I did, but it wasn't cleaned up anyway so I could see where to put it back.
 

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Like I said, single-handedly the hardest wrap I've ever done.

This was the BIGGEST P.I.T.A ever. after 8 attempts, 5 days of off an on, sweating out in my garage....its perfect.

For note; the reason its so hard to install is because there is zero room for error, as there is microns of space between the badge and the car. I tried a exact -o-knife, knifeless tape and every tactic in the book. Eventually ended up de-badging the car, wrapping it on its own and then reapplying the badge. left the outline of the old adhesive and removed it and applied the new badge at the same time as I put it back on to ensure it was in the exact same spot.

Long story short, just fuckin plastidip it or something and don't go through everything I went through on my warpath against the chrome demon :rolleyes:
Where did you get the new emblem?
 

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Like I said, single-handedly the hardest wrap I've ever done.

This was the BIGGEST P.I.T.A ever. after 8 attempts, 5 days of off an on, sweating out in my garage....its perfect.

For note; the reason its so hard to install is because there is zero room for error, as there is microns of space between the badge and the car. I tried a exact -o-knife, knifeless tape and every tactic in the book. Eventually ended up de-badging the car, wrapping it on its own and then reapplying the badge. left the outline of the old adhesive and removed it and applied the new badge at the same time as I put it back on to ensure it was in the exact same spot.

Long story short, just fuckin plastidip it or something and don't go through everything I went through on my warpath against the chrome demon :rolleyes:
I really don鈥檛 like the new emblems I think they look cheaper than the last generation not bad on trucks but cheesy on cars
 

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Like I said, single-handedly the hardest wrap I've ever done.

This was the BIGGEST P.I.T.A ever. after 8 attempts, 5 days of off an on, sweating out in my garage....its perfect.

For note; the reason its so hard to install is because there is zero room for error, as there is microns of space between the badge and the car. I tried a exact -o-knife, knifeless tape and every tactic in the book. Eventually ended up de-badging the car, wrapping it on its own and then reapplying the badge. left the outline of the old adhesive and removed it and applied the new badge at the same time as I put it back on to ensure it was in the exact same spot.

Long story short, just fuckin plastidip it or something and don't go through everything I went through on my warpath against the chrome demon :rolleyes:
Like I said, single-handedly the hardest wrap I've ever done.

This was the BIGGEST P.I.T.A ever. after 8 attempts, 5 days of off an on, sweating out in my garage....its perfect.

For note; the reason its so hard to install is because there is zero room for error, as there is microns of space between the badge and the car. I tried a exact -o-knife, knifeless tape and every tactic in the book. Eventually ended up de-badging the car, wrapping it on its own and then reapplying the badge. left the outline of the old adhesive and removed it and applied the new badge at the same time as I put it back on to ensure it was in the exact same spot.

Long story short, just fuckin plastidip it or something and don't go through everything I went through on my warpath against the chrome demon :rolleyes:
ive been curious to see the new badging blacked out and if it looks better or not鈥t does. I鈥檝e got the new badging on mine so I gets after I get the K5 logo done I鈥檒l do this after.
 

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Just have something to help you with recentering the badge cause there's not a lot of references to do so with the new badge. lol
 

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Like I said, single-handedly the hardest wrap I've ever done.

This was the BIGGEST P.I.T.A ever. after 8 attempts, 5 days of off an on, sweating out in my garage....its perfect.

For note; the reason its so hard to install is because there is zero room for error, as there is microns of space between the badge and the car. I tried a exact -o-knife, knifeless tape and every tactic in the book. Eventually ended up de-badging the car, wrapping it on its own and then reapplying the badge. left the outline of the old adhesive and removed it and applied the new badge at the same time as I put it back on to ensure it was in the exact same spot.

Long story short, just fuckin plastidip it or something and don't go through everything I went through on my warpath against the chrome demon :rolleyes:
So happy I you provided photos of it blacked out. Definitely going to do the de badge. 馃嵒
 
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