How to replace the front BMW badge?

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How to replace the front BMW badge?

Post by zedwheels » Mon May 30, 2016 2:16 pm

Hi. I have me a new front badge for the roadster. Whats the best way to get the old one off and fit the new one? The badge has two tapered legs each side and a location leg top centre. There is no thread so whats holding the badge in place under the metal? :?

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How to replace the front BMW badge?

Post by PerryGunn » Mon May 30, 2016 2:23 pm

zedwheels wrote:Hi. I have me a new front badge for the roadster. Whats the best way to get the old one off and fit the new one? The badge has two tapered legs each side and a location leg top centre. There is no thread so whats holding the badge in place under the metal? :?
It's held by two 'nuts' that cut their own thread into the plastic posts - they're not really 'nuts' but I don't know what else to call them

- Pull out one of the kidney grills
- reach up behind the badge and you'll feel the posts with the nuts at the top
- you may be able to unscrew them by hand but, more likely, you'll need a small socket (I used a socket to grip them and found I could then unscrew them by hand)
- once both nuts are removed, the badge just lifts off
- clean area under badge
- fit new badge reusing 'nuts'
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How to replace the front BMW badge?

Post by PerryGunn » Mon May 30, 2016 2:24 pm

These are the things that hold it on
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How to replace the front BMW badge?

Post by pvr » Mon May 30, 2016 4:22 pm

And the kidney grill is lift a bit - and pull straight out (from the top seems to work best).
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How to replace the front BMW badge?

Post by zedwheels » Mon May 30, 2016 4:28 pm

Brilliant guys thanks for the info Perry and pvr. :thumbsup:

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