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Steve McF

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Refreshing your Saab badges
« on: 16 December 2019, 09:35:14 PM »
I've noticed that my Saab badges on the bonnet and boot are starting to go a little opaque!!

How can I clean these up? I think I read somewhere that you can use toothpaste to re-invigorate them. Is there any truth in that??

What about T Cut??

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Re: Refreshing your Saab badges
« Reply #1 on: 16 December 2019, 11:24:46 PM »
Worth a try. Maybe a bit of something a bit more abrasive to start with like rubbing compound.  But be careful.  The Saab enamel can come off in chunks.
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Re: Refreshing your Saab badges
« Reply #2 on: 17 December 2019, 02:39:35 PM »
The badges on the bonnet of my blue car are just silver these days, cleaning won't help those :)
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Re: Refreshing your Saab badges
« Reply #3 on: 18 December 2019, 10:55:13 PM »
Mine are still OK, but the shine has gone off them.

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Re: Refreshing your Saab badges
« Reply #4 on: 19 December 2019, 08:36:38 AM »
It's the lacquer that goes. A cutting polish followed by a fresh coat of lacquer might sort it or, I've even found it possible in the past to pick the lacquer off leaving the colours which can then have a fresh coat applied to them.