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View Poll Results: Debadge it?
Yes - Make it "clean". 113 58.85%
No - Leave it on. 79 41.15%
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Old 02-24-2005, 12:23 AM   #1
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Question Debadge?

Do you think it's pimp to debadge the rear deck. I have a 325xi and I'm just curious if you think it might be pretensious because people might think I'm just taking it off because it's not a 330. But curious as to your opinions on the "clean" look of the rear deck.
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Old 02-24-2005, 12:25 AM   #2
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I used to think that I would never debadge. But was bored and decided I would just try it for kicks one day, it looks 100000x better
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Old 02-24-2005, 12:28 AM   #3
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You're gonna get a TON of people hating on ya bro...but do WHAT YOU LIKE!
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Old 02-24-2005, 12:31 AM   #4
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i debadged mine to repaint the badge from chrome to gloss blakc i liek the black on TIAG look ne ways
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Old 02-24-2005, 12:43 AM   #6
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i was actually thinking of putting mine back on...
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Old 02-24-2005, 12:48 AM   #7
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I used to think that I would never debadge. But was bored and decided I would just try it for kicks one day, it looks 100000x better
I'm actually going to take mine out but been very lazy to do it...
I'll go ahead and do this soon...
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Old 02-24-2005, 12:49 AM   #8
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Lazy Bastard!!!

Damn - you called me out! I was a lazy bastard and didn't even do a search (I usually do a search b4 starting a new thread). My bad peeps. But thanks for the feedback thus far.

That's a cool idea to spray it black. The black glossy on black might look hot - or maybe i'll do a greyish (but that might look to Lexus-like). I guess I can always put them back on without much trouble.

SOLD! 325xi soon to be debadged!!!!
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Old 02-24-2005, 12:52 AM   #9
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You're gonna get a TON of people hating on ya bro...but do WHAT YOU LIKE!
but it does look clean & symmetrical.
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Old 02-24-2005, 01:04 AM   #10
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You're gonna get a TON of people hating on ya bro...but do WHAT YOU LIKE!
seriously? i didnt know people did that..... i always just thought it was widely agreed that like women, cars are better shaved
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Old 02-24-2005, 01:12 AM   #11
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seriously? i didnt know people did that..... i always just thought it was widely agreed that like women, cars are better shaved
That was a great point!!! so far this is the best answer!!!
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Old 02-24-2005, 01:20 AM   #12
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i like my badge
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Old 02-24-2005, 01:30 AM   #13
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I like my badge too

If I had an Xi Id keep it on no matter what model it was.
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Old 02-24-2005, 01:40 AM   #14
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Holy Crap

First off - extremely funny comment regarding the "hard-wood-floor"!!!!

Second - why would you keep any xi on ? do you really think i'm proud of an xi? HAHA - i wish i had a z8 alpina - then i wouldn't debadge it - i'd put neon around the freaking emblem!
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Debadge it. i debadged mine, and never looked back. Basically, people debadge for different reasons, whether it be for a clean look, or to hide your model, who cares. Do as you wish. Most of the time the people who complain about debadged cars are 330 owners who, by keeping their badge on, sleep better at night knowing they are better than everyone else

Don't get me wrong, there are also people who keep the badge on because they do in fact like how it looks. I myself prefer the cleaner look
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Old 02-24-2005, 02:06 AM   #16
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seriously? i didnt know people did that..... i always just thought it was widely agreed that like women, cars are better shaved
Haha thats classic.
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Old 02-24-2005, 04:15 AM   #17
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When I see debadged coupes it look weird as if something were missing, maybe because the extra ci. but on sedans it looks right and proportional when debadged.
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Old 02-24-2005, 06:09 AM   #18
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This just reminds me of all those to cut/uncut arguments about boys.
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Old 02-24-2005, 08:07 AM   #19
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Hmmm....I'm also contemplating if I will debadge my car or not. I need to review more pros and cons about debadging before doing it.
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Old 02-24-2005, 08:29 AM   #20
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If i had a 323, 325 or a 328 i would debage.......
But i have a 330i so i must seperate my self from the rest
So my 330i badge stays on
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