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Is it possible to save the OEM Blue Oval?

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Is there any "car care" product on the market that will prevent the failure of the Ford logo on the grille? How long has yours lasted before it failed, and what have you tried in an effort to save it? Maybe it can't be saved...

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Regular waxing with the rest of the car 'might' have allowed it to last a bit longer but in the end the sun seems to kill all of them.  The oval in the picture is obviously dead.  The good news is you have many many replacement options.  Check eBay, Etsy, Amazon, Pinterest etc.   Someone posted (not too long ago) a way to replace the oval on the Gen2 without completely removing the front bumper/grille assembly.  As I recall he just removed all the bolts on the top allowing him to pull the grill forward enough to get a wrench on the bolts.  A very tight fit but doable.

 

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It was a "file picture" mine is fine, but I just wondered if any of the "new" wizbang care products now on the market would save it before it showed signs of surrendering to the elements.

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Maybe a clear vinyl layer? The same used to protect body paint?

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