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      11-15-2013, 08:51 AM   #1
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Paint fade seen after badge removal

I'm considering rebadging my car. Its a 2011 that is garaged almost all of the time. When I debadged my last car (350z) the paint under the badge was slightly darker than the surrounding paint. Wondering if anyone has rebadged their ride later in its life and what their results were.
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      11-15-2013, 08:56 AM   #2
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Normal. It means the car was probably not properly maintained, so you saw duller paint vs. the fresh paint under your badge.

Just polish the entire rear end if that happens with your BMW.
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      11-15-2013, 09:31 AM   #3
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Every car I've debadged has either been fine or just needed a very mild spot polish to solve the finish issues.
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