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Am I a chav if I de-badge my 159??

Hello all.
Quick question, as the title says would I become a total chav if I was to de-badge my 159. Honest answers please...

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My idea of a chav is someone who puts a V6 badge on a 1.2 litre car......
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I don't think it would be chav looking. IMO it looks better with only the Alfa Romeo badge and the 159 badge.
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IMO de-badging is fine and can look really good in a minimalistic way, re-badging with something that isn't under the bonnet is chav....!
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easier to polish as well.........
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Not at all, go for it.
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No, I've no badges on mine, although I may get just the 166 for the left side, I don't want people to know I've a lowly 2.0
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I dont think debadge=chav. go for it.
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I usually like debadged cars but I hate my de-badged rear end.... photoshop it first if you can.

Definitly not chav though, it helps the body lines flow better
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it's such a great feeling to rub in all f* prius owners that v6 badge
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I have to admit I am very tempted.....
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Go for it, its easily undone
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I like Debadged Alfa's we debadged the 166 and my 146 they look cooler without them imo.
 
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do it


do it now
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I've taken the 2.5 and V6 off mine and tbh it looks a lot better. I took them off as most of the "Honda" drivers will get some fright when a big black lump leaves them for dead. It cleans up the rear of the motor and you know what you have under the bonnet so you dont need to be reminded. As said Its like the guys who have "STi" on their 1.6 suburu's .. now that is chavvy
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No your not, in fact you'd be going the opposite way.
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i debadged my last 156


and i gonna debadge my sw tomorrow
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..i pulled up behind a 3.2 GT a while back and it made me smile. reminded me of being a kid and pestering my dad.. "look, a V6, a V6..!"

i wouldn't say it's chavy to take them off, but there's certain badges that should probably be left alone.. you need to know if it's worth rolling down the window pulling away from the lights...!
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My idea of a chav is someone who puts a V6 badge on a 1.2 litre car......
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..i pulled up behind a 3.2 GT a while back and it made me smile. reminded me of being a kid and pestering my dad.. "look, a V6, a V6..!"

i wouldn't say it's chavy to take them off, but there's certain badges that should probably be left alone.. you need to know if it's worth rolling down the window pulling away from the lights...!
We took ours off cos outside our house we kept finding cigarette butts belonging to people that were looking around the car due to what I would imagine was because of the V6 badge on the back of the car.
 
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We took ours off cos outside our house we kept finding cigarette butts belonging to people that were looking around the car due to what I would imagine was because of the V6 badge on the back of the car.
..good point. i'm ok where i live.. i could have an F355 outside and nobody would notice as long as it wasn't japanese..!
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I don't think it would be chav looking. IMO it looks better with only the Alfa Romeo badge and the 159 badge.
but incorrect badging is a clue to a poor accident repair. But I do like the lack of excessive badging on the Mito ; no engine size
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