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What process are y'all using to black out the bow ties and the chrome lettering on the tailgate? I figure to gain from everyone else's trial and error! lol
 

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You can buy all the emblems in black from GM. Some people are doing vinyl overlays or removing the emblems and painting them black. If my RS didn't already have black bowtie and lettering I would go the paint route. These newer bowties have a textured surface that's a little harder to wrap, but it's also not permanent.
 

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What process are y'all using to black out the bow ties and the chrome lettering on the tailgate? I figure to gain from everyone else's trial and error! lol
I bought them from GM last week. The bow tie is on back order. I will say it costs them more to install them than the parts cost. Still under 500. Can’t wait to put them on.
 

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Which rs badge did you order? There isn’t a trailblazer section on their site from what I can see. Does it match the factory one well?
 

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I commented on the other post but just use camaro for the search as the badges are all the same size for the most part. Lots of options and they great quality product.
 

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Anyone have any tips for removing the front emblem? I am struggling to pop it out. I can get a trim removal tool fully inserted behind it but its not popping out. I tried pushing from the back of the grill to no avail either.

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I honestly just plastidipped the gold portion of the emblems on my Wife's Trailblazer with them still on the car. I first masked off the emblem and some of the surrounding paint and cleaned the emblem with alcohol. Then I took a trash bag, cut the seam open so it was flat, cut a square hole slightly larger than the largest emblem and taped that to the car to catch overspray. After a few coats it came out looking like Tonythetech's above and the rest of the car stayed clean.
Its been a couple months since I painted them and they've been washed several times as well as seen several weeks of 106F+ temps and they're still looking fine. I didn't do the model emblems as she likes the contrast of the silver lettering on our Pacific Blue.
My wife has a cricut and tried the vinyl method a couple of times first, but the texture made it way too difficult for her to get it nice enough for her tastes. She wants me to do the wheel centercaps next, but I haven't had time to get to them yet.
 

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Anyone have any tips for removing the front emblem? I am struggling to pop it out. I can get a trim removal tool fully inserted behind it but its not popping out. I tried pushing from the back of the grill to no avail either.

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When I did mine, I had to get it from the backside of grill to work clips out.
The rear was easy. First I sprayed around emblem with Adhesive Remover called Lift Off.Then with a plastic pry bar and a plastic squeegee gentle pry around emblem and keep squeegee against paint to pry from, then spray more let soak and repeat.
 

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When I did mine, I had to get it from the backside of grill to work clips out.
The rear was easy. First I sprayed around emblem with Adhesive Remover called Lift Off.Then with a plastic pry bar and a plastic squeegee gentle pry around emblem and keep squeegee against paint to pry from, then spray more let soak and repeat.
Thank you. I was finally able to get it. I couldn't really enough leverage on the front one from the back of the grill. I eventually just forced it it out but I broke one of the clips in the grill. The remaining ones hold it tight enough that it holds flush and doesn't move. The back was easy just takes some time for all the adhesive.
 
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