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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 05-18-2004, 01:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright how tuff is it to repleace the Roundel..I know they say it's easy but I know how that usually goes. ghead :P
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Old 05-18-2004, 04:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's fairly simple.

To do mine I had a piece of cloth and a flat head screwdriver on hand.

You want to carefully lift up under the top and bottom of the emblem with the flat head, while placing the cloth in between your hood and the screwdriver. Try to do the top, then switch to the bottom, then repeat. After you loosen it up enough, you should then be able to wiggle it out.
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Old 05-18-2004, 07:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i just used a flat head screw driver, but using cloth to protect the paint is a very good idea. everyone told me you need new grommets with the roundel, but dont worry if you dont have them cause i just re-used the ones that were already in there and the roundel fit nice and snug.
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Old 05-19-2004, 06:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah it's really pretty easy. Cloth and a wide flat-head screwdriver will do the trick. I've heard that sometimes the glue has to be melted using a hairdrier but I've not had this problem.

One thing to bear in mind is that I got a replacement (brand new) roundel off eBay. I checked the size with the seller and it was the correct diameter so I went ahead and bought it. No problem. But it must have been a later badge which was perfectly flat on the base whereas the original, scratched one was curved slightly to fit the hood AND the pins holding it in were too thin for the holes. So I had to use something to stick it down properly as, with the smaller pins, it was loose. The solution was kind of ghetto, but i coated the pins in gasket sealant, rubbed a little into the holes and fitted it on a sunny, warm, day. Now the badge is held in solidly and has not come off depsite repeated high-speed antics. But it seemed more of a setback when I got this badge and realised it wasn't a perfect fit.
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i broke my grommets on my front emblem when i took it out, but not on the rear
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Thanks I'm gonna order them today. my hood is fine..but the one on my trunk looks awful.
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Old 05-19-2004, 04:14 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Yeah I hear you. I have to get both of mine replaced because I have some hellacious neighbors that live below me and they decided to take of the emblem. I guess it could have been worse though.
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Yeah I hear you. I have to get both of mine replaced because I have some hellacious neighbors that live below me and they decided to take of the emblem. I guess it could have been worse though.
wait your neighbors took your embloms off?

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Yeah pretty much man. Well the roundel is still there but the emblem is gone. It looks like they just kind of scraped it off the roundel. Little bastards man. Thank god they're getting evicted.
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Anyone know a website that sells Roundels for cheap..or a reasonable price?
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Their only like 15 bucks dude.
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