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I have been having some troubles with the badges I bought. I bought the K badges and i have noticed them changing into a "salty" dirty look. I wash them and its not changing anything. Any of you guys having this problem or at least know how to fix this issue? thanks guys
 

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It happened to my brother's last winter. The salt pretty much ate it alive. The only way to "fix" it is to buy a new one. To prevent it from happening again, spray some of that "spray on wax" on the badge after you give it a quick bubble bath.
 

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Mine are the same way. I always gave them the spray wax treatment after a washing. Will see if I can clean them up this Friday. If not, the KIA emblems will go back on.
 

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Mine are fine and they definitely got some salt abuse, although I wash my car once a week when salt is on the roads.
 

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^ You must have gotten the "indestructible" ones lol. I'm guessing it might also be road debris removing the protective film, causing the salt to run rampant?
 

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my K badges have deteriorated too. i'm in process of figuring out how to re-apply my kia logos......if i had known they would last this short a time, i wouldn't have bought em...... this doesn't bode well for the guys selling them.

i'm assuming the thought is to remove the old adhesive then putting some 2-way 3m tape on the Kia logos to get em back on? getting them on my car(along with "Forte","Koup") seems to be a good idea cause tonnes of people have been caught staring at my car wondering what it is.......
 

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If it's some sort of "water spotting", clean them with PLASTIX or similar lite abrasive. Once it's clean wax them! You'll have to repeat this process every 2-3 weeks.
Been doing this for a year now and my badge look brand new once wax!
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have you guys tried clear coating the K badges before putting them on?
 

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If ya got the cash it's better to just go with the 3D Koup ones. More expensive but better made and don't fade over time.
 

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I used a microfiber towel and used my finger nails on the microfiber towel to scratch away the glazed surface. I was careful not to press down too hard to cause damage, but the microfiber towel did wonders.
 

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Im able to change my color, dim the light make it brighter, flash the lights, or turn them on and off.
Wow! :eek: I'm pretty impressed that you made this. Honestly, it looks production worthy. I imagined something completely the opposite and expected a crap looking badge. Good work, definitely post worthy. Get that patented ASAP.
 
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