Black side GTI badges

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Aidan21
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Black side GTI badges

Post by Aidan21 »

Hi,

Has anyone found the side GTI badges but black and red instead of chrome and red?

Tried looking everywhere and can’t find any. It’s too small of a job to get someone to just chrome delete so looking for replacement badges.

Any help would be much appreciated.

These are the badges I’m talking about:
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Re: Black side GTI badges

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I’ve seen these on AliExpress
https://a.aliexpress.com/_mOIj0Rd however
They don’t look like oe quality and the price of shipping is £23 but might be a good idea to have a look on there for another seller

Or you could get a sticker from badgeskins but it doesn’t fully cover the chrome.
https://www.badgeskins.com/store/p321/P ... _set_.html

Initially I thought the golf 8 GTI came with black ones, but I’m not sure as the pictures of the cars on the configurator don’t have them, but press cars on YouTube have them in black & also the the GTI style lettering is different on the golf 8 GTI, if they are on the golf 8 GTi and your don’t mind the new style lettering then you might be able to order them from your local dealership, hope this helps
I screenshot this image from YouTube
I screenshot this image from YouTube
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Edit:- just came across these after doing a little google search
https://es.dhgate.com/product/gti-blade ... 67380.html
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Re: Black side GTI badges

Post by SRGTD »

Teee wrote: Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:18 pm I’ve seen these on AliExpress
https://a.aliexpress.com/_mOIj0Rd however
They don’t look like oe quality and the price of shipping is £23 but might be a good idea to have a look on there for another seller

Or you could get a sticker from badgeskins but it doesn’t fully cover the chrome.
https://www.badgeskins.com/store/p321/P ... _set_.html

Initially I thought the golf 8 GTI came with black ones, but I’m not sure as the pictures of the cars on the configurator don’t have them, but press cars on YouTube have them in black & also the the GTI style lettering is different on the golf 8 GTI, if they are on the golf 8 GTi and your don’t mind the new style lettering then you might be able to order them from your local dealership, hope this helpsD7AA10E0-EF3D-4D55-BA09-31DA2D9C7B0E.png

Edit:- just came across these after doing a little google search
https://es.dhgate.com/product/gti-blade ... 67380.html
Unfortunately, I think there are some subtle differences in the shape of those wing ‘blade’ badges in the links you’ve posted compared to those on the current model Polo GTI, so those aftermarket wing badges won’t fit correctly.

In the picture posted by @Aidan21, you can see the trailing edge of the badge adjacent to the panel gap between the front edge of the door and the edge of the wing is quite angled, whereas on the badges in the links you’ve posted, the trailing edge is pretty much at a right angle to the top and bottom edge of the badge. I did wonder if it was a trick of the camera angle, but I’ve just gone and checked mine and the trailing edge of the badge is definitely angled. Also, I think the blade badges on the current Polo GTI may be longer than those on the mk7 / mk7.5 Golf GTI and the previous generation Polo GTI. If so, then ignoring the issue of the different shape of the trailing edge of the badge, if the current model Polo GTI wing badges are longer, the pointed front end of aftermarket replacement badges wouldn’t fit correctly into the pointed, creased recess in the wing (hope that makes sense! 🙂).

Because of the differences in shape, existing vinyl overlays sold by the likes of Badgeskins and EZMods won’t fit either.

@Aidan21; you could always contact Badgeskins or EZMods to see if they have any plans to produce vinyl overlays for the wing ‘blade’ badges on the current Polo GTI.
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Re: Black side GTI badges

Post by Teee »

No I totally get what your saying, now that I’m looking at them in more detail they all have Subtle differences for sure.
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Also my bad I didn’t even fully read where it’s says that the mk5 polo GTi side blade is different to the mk6 blade.
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