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      11-29-2012, 02:08 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by E92///M3 View Post
So I want to remove the ///M3 trunk emblem and replace with a matte finished emblem. I was told that I had to blow dry it. How long should I blow dry it for to loosen the adhesive? Will it damage my paint?
It's essential you use a little heat to soften the adhesive. Otherwise, you can do damage to the clearcoat underneath. Use dental floss instead of prying off to prevent the corners of the badge from marring the paint.

Tip: Mask off edges of the badge with blue masking tape before removing to make reinstalling/lining up the new badge easier.