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I knew I wanted a black Bronco emblem the minute I saw one in a photo, but the Badlands trim comes with chrome. It was just about the only chrome on the whole vehicle (short of within the Ford emblem) and I wasn't a fan.

Watched a few YouTube videos and learned it's super easy and low-risk as it just peels off if you don't like it. I'm pretty thrilled with how it turned out, and I can attest to how easy it was. I have no experience doing anything like this before, so there is zero reason you can't Plasti Dip (or Hyper Dip, or any number of competitive products) your emblem in any color.

End Result:
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One before, and a few from the process:

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I knew I wanted a black Bronco emblem the minute I saw one in a photo, but the Badlands trim comes with chrome. It was just about the only chrome on the whole vehicle (short of within the Ford emblem) and I wasn't a fan.

Watched a few YouTube videos and learned it's super easy and low-risk as it just peels off if you don't like it. I'm pretty thrilled with how it turned out, and I can attest to how easy it was. I have no experience doing anything like this before, so there is zero reason you can't Plasti Dip (or Hyper Dip, or any number of competitive products) your emblem in any color.

End Result:
IMG_7749.jpg


One before, and a few from the process:

IMG_7711.jpg

IMG_7730.jpg

IMG_7741.jpg
IMG_7746.jpg
IMG_7748.jpg
Thank you for this post!
 
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That's great to hear because I'll be doing the same. Thank you for the feedback. Is there a type of plastidip I should get over some other kind or is it all the same?
I used the Plasti Dip brand, but there are plenty of videos comparing competitive products. All seem to be the same concept.
 
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Did you have to run a blade around the outline to peel off the overspray?
Nope! Plasti Dip is pretty incredible, it peels itself right off, but isn't sprayed on thick enough to cover the gap between body paint and emblem so there's a natural break there. I used a wooden toothpick in some of the tighter spaces to help separate it from the paint, but didn't have any issues with the overspray peel-off damaging the emblem coating. Shocked at how great and simple it was.
 

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my recommendation is not to do large pieces or multiple things around the car, it'll start looking cheap. my brother did various parts on his Ram that were chrome. it started looking off and cheap. over time it started going greyish and it looks very beat up.
 

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Well done. I got a bit of a chuckle at the excessive paper/plastic to protect the vehicle - I did the same thing the first time I Plasti-dipped something on a vehicle. Now I just tape off a small area and that's all.

Turned out really well. And honestly, the back is a low-risk for rock chips and stuff peppering it, so it should last quite a while. I did the Chevy bowtie on my Silverado (front and back) and it lasted a long time (I actually sold the truck before I had to re-do either of them). Looking forward to doing this to my Bronco, whenever it arrives.
 
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Well done. I got a bit of a chuckle at the excessive paper/plastic to protect the vehicle - I did the same thing the first time I Plasti-dipped something on a vehicle. Now I just tape off a small area and that's all.

Turned out really well. And honestly, the back is a low-risk for rock chips and stuff peppering it, so it should last quite a while. I did the Chevy bowtie on my Silverado (front and back) and it lasted a long time (I actually sold the truck before I had to re-do either of them). Looking forward to doing this to my Bronco, whenever it arrives.
Haha hey, I just picked this thing up 2 days ago after a 15 month wait - you bet your ass I was over-protecting it!!!
 

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Haha hey, I just picked this thing up 2 days ago after a 15 month wait - you bet your ass I was over-protecting it!!!
I get it! haha. I like how you even took the spare tire off. Thankfully you didn't fully remove the rear cargo door :ROFLMAO:
 
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