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I am curious about this trend I see with people
removing the VW emblem. I love my emblem sooo
much, sometimes when admiring my car I will just stare
at it, it's so shiny and pretty
, don't get me wrong
I like some of the cars where they have been removed
(Skara
), but when did this start, a little history behind this???
My guess why people like this look is simple streamlining???
Just wondering where this came from and why..........please don't hurt me
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (CapeGLS)

Not as much as the Front, I wanted to add also, why do some people leave the notch where it was???
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (bunker23)

I guess it makes the car look a bit more custom and less ordinary.
edit: if skara gets to post a pic..

and to scare all the no-rice fanatics




Modified by arc9 at 12:18 AM 7-1-2003
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (Skara)

How did I know you would pipe in with that plug I gave you
It was just a ploy to see your car again.............

No but really I am wondering......
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (bunker23)

Don't you ever miss your emblem??? I see that it can look really
clean, if it is done right (or what I think is right), but that big fat shiny
emblem is so nice..........
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (bunker23)

well I guess Im not that much of a VW fanatic that I would miss it, but I do have it on the garage wall though
http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (bunker23)

Quote, originally posted by bunker23 »
Don't you ever miss your emblem??? I see that it can look really
clean, if it is done right (or what I think is right), but that big fat shiny
emblem is so nice..........

don't miss the emblem it's self but i do miss it in a way because now i get comments from people like "what kinda car is that!?" and they usually proceed to ask me 20 million other questions after i tell em it's a vdub...
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (Skara)

Quote, originally posted by Skara »
now i get comments from people like "what kinda car is that!?" and they usually proceed to ask me 20 million other questions after i tell em it's a vdub.. .

I get the same, especially with the lights.. people not that familiar with cars always wonder what it is, but I dont mind, I find it kinda cool
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (bunker23)

Quote, originally posted by bunker23 »
but when did this start, a little history behind this???

Debaging started when the Beastie Boys first became popular. The one Beastie wore a VW badge around his neck. So, all of the sudden, VWs were being "debaged." Anyone else remember that? Just joking btw



Modified by GLIguy at 2:32 PM 6-30-2003
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (arc9)

Didn't get a chance to stare at mine, Some ass ole stole it, any of you 'shaved' guys want to sell me your old real emblem?


Modified by magman at 2:27 PM 6-30-2003
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (GLIguy)

LOL, you might be kidding....but I think you have something there

Thank you Mike D


Modified by bunker23 at 3:36 PM 6-30-2003
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (GLIguy)

Quote, originally posted by GLIguy »

Debaging started when the Beastie Boys first became popular. The one Beastie wore a VW badge around his neck. So, all of the sudden, VWs were being "debaged." Anyone else remember that? Just joking btw


Modified by GLIguy at 2:32 PM 6-30-2003

http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes

Quote, originally posted by Skara »
don't miss the emblem it's self but i do miss it in a way because now i get comments from people like "what kinda car is that!?" and they usually proceed to ask me 20 million other questions after i tell em it's a vdub...


I figured this was the reason the badges are removed!

"Hey, what kinda car is that you've got there?"
"It's a VW GTi."
"Really?! Nice lookin'. Done any mods to it?"
"Yeah, I put in a...." -- 10 minutes later -- "...and that's about it."
Oh they'll tell you they debadged it for that "clean, shaven look," but Dubbers love talking about their VWs; debadging is one way to get people to ask that first question which is all it takes for a Dubber to start bragging about their car.

However, I'm of the minority around here who likes the emblems on her stock VWs
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (kamzcab86)

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Oh they'll tell you they debadged it for that "clean, shaven look," but Dubbers love talking about their VWs; debadging is one way to get people to ask that first question which is all it takes for a Dubber to start bragging about their car.


Now we are getting to the meat of it...........
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (kamzcab86)

Quote, originally posted by kamzcab86 »

Oh they'll tell you they debadged it for that "clean, shaven look," but Dubbers love talking about their VWs; debadging is one way to get people to ask that first question which is all it takes for a Dubber to start bragging about their car.


oh dont get me wrong i like talking about cars but it's usally the people that know nothing about cars that ask me and it's kinda like explaning somthing to a brick wall.. they have no idea what a boser or a molded hatch blend is
 

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Re: Scared to post this......here goes (ninja_van1sh)

i personally like my emblem, all of the other emblems on my car are shaved except the VW.
 
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