I didn't have to take them off. I took painters tape and taped of the surrounding area, leaving a small amount exposed right around the emblems. Applied about 3 or 4 coats of plasti-dip. Once it dried, the plasti-dip on the surrounding area peels right off leaving just the emblem painted.
2012 Kona Blue 3.7L V6:
Borla LT headers, O/R h-pipe, Borla S-types, 3.73 gears,
Steeda adjustable UCA w/ mount, BMR LCAs, Airaid CAI,
LCA Relocation brackets, AE driveshaft, GT 80mm TB,
Black 18x9/10 2010 GT500 Wheels w/ Nitto NT555s,
Eibach Sportline Springs/shocks & Koni STR.T Struts