Why De Badge

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Why De Badge

Post by Dorset Val » Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:22 pm

Why do owners want to De Badge? I can see the reason if you are having the vehicle wrapped but is it for security.

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Re: Why De Badge

Post by SGP_8 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:40 pm

Cleaner lines and perhaps not wanting to shout about what engine/spec they have.

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Re: Why De Badge

Post by VELAR5 » Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:05 pm

I put some more Rdynamic badge instead :)


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Re: Why De Badge

Post by RichWilkie » Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:03 pm

I don't want to de-badge, but if I did it would only be because I am poor/cheap and bought an R-Dynamic D180 SE and don't want anyone to know.....
Oops, the secret is out :-)

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Re: Why De Badge

Post by MikeJL » Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:07 pm

I de-badged partly for the cleaner look & partly to encourage any low life's on the look out for a high-spec RR to look elsewhere (same reason I have a 55 plate on car). If it has been an option I would have declined the Range Rover lettering too.
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Re: Why De Badge

Post by ronm » Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:49 am

I have a D300 hse but I debadged because of ease of cleaning. Sadly only removed the engine spec, wish I could have removed more. Really hate cleaning around the 'range rover' letters especially the ones on the bonnet. Haven't been brave enough to remove them ... yet.

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Re: Why De Badge

Post by AlterBridged » Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:42 pm

What’s the best way to remove the engine badge?

Hairdryer and scraper tool?

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Re: Why De Badge

Post by maitology » Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:53 pm

I've only ever ordered my car debadged. Badges are cringe.

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Re: Why De Badge

Post by kangaman » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:42 pm

I'm also going down the whole de badge line as I don't think I need to tell everyone what spec I have...now I'm going for the 300D HSE so nothing to hide but its looks so clean without & lets be honest its a little bit of advertising either for you or the car maker IMHO

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Having said that I would (I'm already think of ways to make the black RANGE ROVER at the rear become Grey!)
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Re: Why De Badge

Post by sensiblesoccer » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:02 am

There are other reasons (as mentioned above), but in most cases it is to hide the fact that you didn't choose the right engine. Just like fitting fake twin exhausts... :)

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