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Old 01-25-2013, 03:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What to you think...bowtie or no bowtie?

I am on the fence about the removing the BIG bowtie on my tailgate. What do you think...bowtie or no bowtie (thanks Photoshop!)

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Old 01-25-2013, 04:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My truck is a GMC so I don't have the Bowtie. I did remove the "Sierra" and 4x4 off the truck box.

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Old 01-25-2013, 04:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Debadge everything Looks way better IMO
2007.5 CC/LB 4x4 LMM LT 48,000 miles and counting.
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I like the badges, especially that big bad bowtie.

I say leave it on!

The only time I like debading is when you have a sleeper hot rod...
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:42 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Leave it on.
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:30 AM   #6 (permalink)
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i like the smoother look without it!!
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Old 01-26-2013, 11:12 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Shaved is always better....
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:05 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I feel taking the bow-tie off is like showing up to a wedding in cut-offs.
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:24 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Re: What to you think...bowtie or no bowtie?

Paint it or get a black vinyl sticker...

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