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Replacement Z3 Badge

Discussion in 'New to zroadster.org?' started by Toby Mills, May 1, 2019.

  1. Toby Mills

    Toby Mills Regular Member

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    I decided to debadge my pre facelift Z3 as in my mind it was going to look good. A few days have gone by and I'm starting to feel a sense of dread every time i look at the rear of it.

    So... I decide to go on ebay to see if I can buy a fresh z3 badge, only to find out that they are a) like rocking horse sh*t. b) £50+ for the z and 3 together.

    Does anyone know where to find them cheaper / buy replicas? I can't justify spending £50 for a badge at this moment in time.

    PS. I already know I'm stupid for debadgeing it so please be kind :)

    Thanks

    Toby
     
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  2. Mazza

    Mazza Zorg Guru (III)
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    Do you mean the Z 3 from the boot lid, as stuck on the red box in the photo below?
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  3. Toby Mills

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    Yeah. The rear lettering "Z3"
     
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    What is this badge you speak of :whistle:
     
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  5. Mazza

    Mazza Zorg Guru (III)
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    You are welcome to the ones I have, but you will need to find some double sided foam tape to refit them on your car.
     
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  6. Toby Mills

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    t-tony Zorg Expert (I)
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    Why did you not keep the ones you took off. The Z came off my 3 and I restock it with some 3M double sided tape.

    Tony.
     
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    My badges all came off and went into a box in case I want them later. When I got my car the previous owner had tried to replicate an M with all the badges and German flags. Its not so I took all of them off except the round BMW ones.
     
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  9. Toby Mills

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    I wasn't really thinking when I took them off. They were not in good condition so I threw them in the bin. It's only later I realised they were hard to come by

    Toby
     
  10. Ianmc

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    I took mine off a few years ago now; think it looks much better without.:)
     
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  11. Dino D

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    You’ll get used to it. It’s much cleaner without the badge- when I ‘lost’ mine I was somewhat torn but given a bit of time much prefer it - which I could have lost the boot latch thing as well..

    People also ask ‘what is it?’ sometimes as it doesn’t have any BMW badges anymore either. I like that!
     
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  12. Toby Mills

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    I must admit from the examples shown it can look very smart. I'll take your advice and give it some time :)
     
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