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Debadging yukon

Discussion in 'Chevy Tahoe Forum (GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade)' started by empire88, May 26, 2009.

  1. empire88

    empire88 New Member

    How can I get the silver side badges off? The chrome thats on the door/back panel

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  2. 99'HEARTBEAT

    99'HEARTBEAT Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    I used Fishing,a Heat gun or Hair dryer.Then a 3-m Eraser or Stoners Tarminator to remove any left over Adhesive .
     
  3. empire88

    empire88 New Member

    That was a fast answer, and gave me just what I needed to hear.

    Was it hard? can I do it myself or should I have a buddy help me out?

    edit:
    and before I do this, does anyone know if these are held on by adhesive or if they're held on by holes in the body?
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2009
  4. 99'HEARTBEAT

    99'HEARTBEAT Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    They are put on with adhesive,and this is something you can to by yourself.I took off the badges and Door trim about 3 months ago and it took me about 1-1/2.One other thing I should mention,and that is take your time.
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2009
  5. empire88

    empire88 New Member

    aightt cool thanks for the help.

    would it be wise to just have them painted black? I was told without them I'd be risking major door dents.
     
  6. Mattdtrue

    Mattdtrue Rockstar 100 Posts

    Looks better with out them...just park futher away from store we all could use a walk! LOL
     
  7. empire88

    empire88 New Member

    Thats a good point.

    Another question, this thing has 185k miles. What should I be on the lookout for??
     
  8. Crakums_GT

    Crakums_GT Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    A good deal on a new truck.....lol j/k one thing to really keep an eye on is leaks of any kind and of course any abnormal engine temp. Gaskets/seals and hoses can start cracking and things like that. You should be fine for a while though. Well maintained I've seen 220k + run just fine.

    -Greg
     
  9. empire88

    empire88 New Member

    Trust me, I would be buying new if I could afford it. I'll make sure to look for any leaks/ heat issues. Would it be wise to just take it to one of my mechanics?

    How long will a transmission last before I'd need to replace it?
     
  10. 99'HEARTBEAT

    99'HEARTBEAT Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Thats a hard question to answer,Are you having any problems with it Now?
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2009

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