The VW emblem is on the VW Beetles (or Volkswagon) and the VW hatchback. It is either silver-on-white or black in the United States. Before you repaint the VW bug, it is important to remove the emblem. Car art enthusiasts and aftermarket body refinishers can remove the emblem to make a replacement or create their own design. It takes only a few tools to take out the emblem.
Volkswagon VW Beetles (or Bugs) are iconic vehicles that have the VW emblem on their front hatchbacks and on their rear hoods.
- Before you can repaint the VW bug, it is important to remove the emblem.
To prevent paint damage, wrap the flat-head screwdriver in electrical tape. Place the flat head screwdriver behind the front emblem, and carefully remove the bonnet. It is now glued to the Hood.
Adhesive remover can be used to get rid of any residue on the hood. Apply adhesive remover to shop towels. Rub gently until adhesive residue is gone.
Uncover the hatchback. Take out the screw covers from the handle. Take off the cap that held the screws in. Take off the cover that held in the screws and hang them. Snip off tie wrap. The long rod linking the white bell crank to hatch lock should be cut off. The bracket is a bizarre black metal structure that holds the screws. The bracket should be removed.
Use adhesive remover to clean the residue.
- Remove the screws holding in an odd black metal bracket.
With the 6mm Star Tool, unscrew the 3 star bolts measuring 6mm. Remove the base from the carrier. The emblem’s e-clip should be removed. The emblem should be removed from the exterior of your hatchback.