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Has anyone out there removed the front chrome trim piece that surrounds the front grill? I want to paint my chrome trim on the grill to match my vehicle color. I believe only 08 and 09 had the chrome trim.

I can't find any you tubes on the subject, I jut want to know how to remove the grill and trim so I can take it to the painters. Same question for the rear VW badge. I want to paint that the same color as the Treg as well. (I don't want to plasti dip it -- only paint and clear coat.)

Any help would be most appreciated. And BTW, I don't want the painters to do the removal -- because they don't know any more about it than I do.

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Hi, about the rear emblem i know that you can use hair dryer to warm the and soften the double sided sticky tape thet holds the emblem and then use a 0,2 or 0,3mm fishing line to "cut it off" :) hope this helps,
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The chrome "waterfall" front bumper is NOT an easy thing to remove and it 100% requires you to remove the entire front bumper cover. I've had my front bumper on and off about what seems like 50 times in the past week fitting 4 Hella 500 driving lights.....it's not a hard thing to do. There are 6 bolts up top, 4 in each fender (3 for the liner and one from the bumper to the fender), 2 in front in the lower grill, and 6 underneath, oh and also the connector for the fog lights/parking sensors on the right hand side of the vehicle. (While working on the lights I've only been doing the top middle 4, 2 from fender to bumper, and 2 to the skip plate.)

Next time I have the bumper off in a day or two I can snap some photos of the clips that hold on the front chrome. It looks like it's going to be a nightmare to remove.....just saying.
 

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Do you have any pics of this? I assume the carbon fibre would be somewhat more durable to plastidip?
No, I have not. (I know that Touran owner in person, but I lost his telephone number).
I am attaching randomly googled picture for you, just to have a general idea/concept.
 

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