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Explorer Grille Emblem Modifications

JacobZ06

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Decided to try a few grille modifications the Ford badge on the ST.

Stock Badge:

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Black Badge:

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No Badge:

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Black Badge black outer rings:

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Black badge except Ford:

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Red Ford on black badge:

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Jacob.
 


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peterk9

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No red one to compliment the ST badge?;)

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Not a fan of this one.

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blwnsmoke

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Something like this may look good.

FORD Black And Red Front Grille Or Tail Emblem 9" For F150,250,350,Edge,Explorer | eBay

It really depends on the color of the Explorer. I like the Black Emblem but also like the factory one for the Atlas Blue.

I like the Black Gloss Emblem with the Red "Ford" to blend in with the Red ST (Lucid Red or Rapid?? whichever it is called now).

I like subtle clean looks. I may take the ST off the rear of the vehicle..
 




JacobZ06

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Something like this may look good.

FORD Black And Red Front Grille Or Tail Emblem 9" For F150,250,350,Edge,Explorer | eBay

It really depends on the color of the Explorer. I like the Black Emblem but also like the factory one for the Atlas Blue.

I like the Black Gloss Emblem with the Red "Ford" to blend in with the Red ST (Lucid Red or Rapid?? whichever it is called now).

I like subtle clean looks. I may take the ST off the rear of the vehicle..


Did two more versions (above) with your suggested badge.

Jacob
 




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Blue Lamp

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Decided to try a few grille modifications the Ford badge on the ST.

Stock Badge:

48019313362_a89338d4b0_h.jpg


Black Badge:

48061863793_c04662c784_h.jpg


No Badge:

48061816071_897948900d_h.jpg


Black Badge black outer rings:

48062648616_bf598ed6e3_h.jpg


Black badge except Ford:

48064012943_b341929538_h.jpg


Red Ford on black badge:

48067779666_e45335ea50_h.jpg


48067782341_ec5e1795cc_h.jpg



Jacob.
I think I need the red one for my Rapid Red! Nicely done!
 












neocvera

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Can you do a few with the black St model
 




Wilkinda65

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I’d prefer a black badge where Ford and the outer ring are red
 




trysixty

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Decided to try a few grille modifications the Ford badge on the ST.

Stock Badge:

48019313362_a89338d4b0_h.jpg


Black Badge:

48061863793_c04662c784_h.jpg


No Badge:

48061816071_897948900d_h.jpg


Black Badge black outer rings:

48062648616_bf598ed6e3_h.jpg


Black badge except Ford:

48064012943_b341929538_h.jpg


Red Ford on black badge:

48067779666_e45335ea50_h.jpg


48067782341_ec5e1795cc_h.jpg



Jacob.


has anyone removed the old badge yet, or these just photoshopped pics?? removal same as 19’ ???
 




peterk9

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has anyone removed the old badge yet, or these just photoshopped pics?? removal same as 19’ ???
Those are photoshopped. The removal question was asked in another thread and I believe the answer was that you could not remove it without damaging the grille.

Peter
 




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Hey guys, I scrolled through looking before posting....sorry if I missed it!!
Trying to remove front Ford logo on grill to replace with a Black out Ford logo.
on the 2020 ST there is so much stuff upfront can't figure out how get to the backside of the grill. I released the top 4 bolts but only gives a 1/8 inch. Replaced back logo in like 5 minutes...the front however has me puzzled...any advice or suggestions??
Thanks guys...
 




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View attachment 177007 View attachment 177008 Hey guys, I scrolled through looking before posting....sorry if I missed it!!
Trying to remove front Ford logo on grill to replace with a Black out Ford logo.
on the 2020 ST there is so much stuff upfront can't figure out how get to the backside of the grill. I released the top 4 bolts but only gives a 1/8 inch. Replaced back logo in like 5 minutes...the front however has me puzzled...any advice or suggestions??
Thanks guys...

Where did you get your emblems and how is the back one removed and installed?

Thanks.
 




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View attachment 177007 View attachment 177008 Hey guys, I scrolled through looking before posting....sorry if I missed it!!
Trying to remove front Ford logo on grill to replace with a Black out Ford logo.
on the 2020 ST there is so much stuff upfront can't figure out how get to the backside of the grill. I released the top 4 bolts but only gives a 1/8 inch. Replaced back logo in like 5 minutes...the front however has me puzzled...any advice or suggestions??
Thanks guys...

Vary Nice.
 




EcobeastSTExp

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Where did you get your emblems and how is the back one removed and installed?

Thanks.
Hey Sean,
Bought logos from a guy on ebay. They are original factory Ford logos that he paints. They are shipped in the ford plastic bags. They look awesome.
To remove rear logo. Put blue painter's tape to cover paint from scrathes all around logo. Heat up logo with heat gun or I used a hair dryer. Once heated I used braided fishing line to get behind logo to break up 3m tape. You can use any fishing line or even strong dental floss. Once tape is loose use a plastic pry bar or something that wont damage paint or body to gently pry at the logo. It is held with two plastic pins. You will actually break the clips on the pins, but is ok because new logos have pins and 3m tape. Clean surface to remove tape residue (goo gone works best) then peel back off new tape on logo, line up and snap in with new pins. Remove painter's tape and good to go... Simple clean install.
 


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Hey Sean,
Bought logos from a guy on ebay. They are original factory Ford logos that he paints. They are shipped in the ford plastic bags. They look awesome.
To remove rear logo. Put blue painter's tape to cover paint from scrathes all around logo. Heat up logo with heat gun or I used a hair dryer. Once heated I used braided fishing line to get behind logo to break up 3m tape. You can use any fishing line or even strong dental floss. Once tape is loose use a plastic pry bar or something that wont damage paint or body to gently pry at the logo. It is held with two plastic pins. You will actually break the clips on the pins, but is ok because new logos have pins and 3m tape. Clean surface to remove tape residue (goo gone works best) then peel back off new tape on logo, line up and snap in with new pins. Remove painter's tape and good to go... Simple clean install.

Awesome. Thank you for the reply. I think I found the guy on eBay. Is it the all Matte Black one you purchased? And did you make sure to buy one that had the Explorer in the description? I'm not sure if all Ford ovals are the same size or not.
 




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