Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2007 17:50:02 -0500
From: Fred W <>
Subject: Re: SAAB logo on hood (get a new one with emblem armor at

SG wrote: > On Mon, 05 Feb 2007 14:59:31 -0500 > Fred W <> wrote: > > >>- Bob - wrote: >> >>>On Mon, 05 Feb 2007 14:49:20 GMT, SG <> wrote: >>> >>> >>> >>>>Folks, >>>> >>>>You can get a brand new Saab emblem at with emblem armor as well. >>>> >>>> >>> >>> >>>I don't think it will help. The badge detaches under the paint from >>>the metal surface due to adhesion problems. I don't think surface >>>protection is going to help at all. >> >>I'm inclined to agree with you on this. >> >>-- >>-Fred W > > > > Fred, > > There is no adhesion, there are 2 plastic nipples, no adhesive at all. That's not the issue. It is surface peel-off from many natural elements. > No, not the mounting of the emblem to the car. I've changed plenty of them over my years to know how they mount. It's the adhesion of the colored paint to the face of the emblem that is the problem. Covering the paint with some "shield" will not keep it from cracking and peeling off like it is wont to do. -- -Fred W

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