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Seems like I will buy my Taos tomorrow morning. Comes with a few things I do not want or want to pay for, but its the model, trim and colors. So...

Has anyone REMOVED a bumperdillo? Did it come off cleanly? Leave anything behind to show it was once there? I'd prefer not to have it but its already installed.

Appreciate your experience if you ave done this.

~Bob
 

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I've put one on so I know what is under it. It has 1/4" double tape around the edges but not continually and a few tapes across the center. It looks really good on ours and I'm sure it will protect the bumper finish. I'd leave it on. anyway, personal taste..

these things are like the dealer logos they used to stick on trunks. they are all aftermarket options (dealer installed) and using double sided tape. the longer they are on there, the harder to get off. it is also easier when warmed. any glue residue on the paint can first be taken off with some bug/tar remover with light rubbing. don't rub in lines but circles. make sure its clean first. anything more can be removed with a fine buffing compound by hand. it can be lots of effort and many people have damaged the paint by creating lots of directional scratches by the way they took off the glue.
 

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Haven't had any bumperdillo experience, but I would probably soak it around the edges with GooGone for a couple of hours. Spray a ton on there and maybe make a little dam with masking tape so it stays pooled up and has a chance to seep underneath. I think the biggest danger is tilting it too much so that the edge directly contacts the paint and scratches it.
As long as you take your time, I think it should come off OK.
 

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I wouldn't worry about tilting it too much and the edge hitting the paint. its plastic, not sharp metal. you'll have to make a choice but soaking it with anything will probably cause the tape to come totally apart when you pull it off. I'd just pull it off if you're going to go through with it and deal with whats left with soaking.
 

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Seems like I will buy my Taos tomorrow morning. Comes with a few things I do not want or want to pay for, but its the model, trim and colors. So...

Has anyone REMOVED a bumperdillo? Did it come off cleanly? Leave anything behind to show it was once there? I'd prefer not to have it but its already installed.

Appreciate your experience if you ave done this.

~Bob
and here I am looking to buy! What color and are you willing to sell and ship if you take it off?
 

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Hah. Its shiny. And I am a bit worried about paint damage is I remove it. Especially since it has been on in below freezing weather. Might hope it grows on me.
It’s just sticky tape. Take a blow dryer, heat it up, get some fishing line and pull it through, and just clean off the residue of tape with goo off. It won’t do anything to the paint. People have removed the gli spoiler and those suckers are glued down
 
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