De-badge or not?

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De—badge or not

Yes - de-badge
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No - leave them on
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De-badge or not?

Post by JonD » Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:12 pm

Thinking about de-badging, yes I know majority will still know what it is

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by azibux1 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:51 pm

If you want to then go for it!

As you say those that will notice will probably already know what it is... And those that don't notice probably don't care.

I had the debadged look front and back while I was having mine sprayed gloss black and it was OK to be fair... Although I wouldn't permanently debadge the front, that looked a bit odd

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by wenklaw » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:23 pm

An m2 is undeniably an m2 with or without a badge. What about side grills?

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by JonD » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:27 pm

wenklaw wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:23 pm
An m2 is undeniably an m2 with or without a badge. What about side grills?
Good point, had forgotten about those, but I have some colour code ones from IND enroute which sort of makes them blend in more.

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by CaptFish » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:29 pm

4 exhausts, flared arches. Bit of a give away. A M-lite would make a better sleeper :)

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by jimBabyBMW » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:47 pm

Utterly pointless imo.

Debadge your Lacoste shirt , or paint the soles of your mums L'aboutines blue while you're at it.

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by wenklaw » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:45 am

JonD wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:27 pm
wenklaw wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:23 pm
An m2 is undeniably an m2 with or without a badge. What about side grills?
Good point, had forgotten about those, but I have some colour code ones from IND enroute which sort of makes them blend in more.
What is your goal? Do you want your M2 to somehow blend in and look like a normal 2 series because removing badges just isn't going to do that. Debaging isn't going to stop the car getting unwanted attention like some seem to believe even mlites but If on the other hand you just prefer a car without badges as some do, go for it.

Personally I would leave them on as it seems pointless removing them.

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by JonD » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:11 am

wenklaw wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:45 am
JonD wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:27 pm
wenklaw wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:23 pm
What is your goal?

More from the point of a cleaner look really.

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by marco_polo » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:16 am

It's never going to be a sleeper, so I'd embrace the pantomime and leave them on.
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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by JonD » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:31 am

Sleeper, definitely not, more likely to wake the dead.

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by wenklaw » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:35 am

marco_polo wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:16 am
It's never going to be a sleeper, so I'd embrace the pantomime and leave them on.
Well said

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by Barney McGrew » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:01 am

Never really understand the whole de-badging thing.

I suppose if you like the 'clean' look, but as others have said, it wont make the car change what it is.

Each to their own though, do what you like the look of, no-one on here can make your mind up.

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by shao_khan » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:16 am

Mine isn't de-badged but I regret not doing it. I generally do it because I like the sytemtrical look of a de-badged car, the bade on 1 side doesn't look right for me.

As a side note there are some Louboutin shoes with a blue sole, so it seems anything is possible if you want it.

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Re: De-badge or not?

Post by napes5 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:54 am

It's your car mate....
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