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Old 02-26-2012, 10:44 AM   #1
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black out grill and emblem

so I have a vinyl plotter for sticker making and thought i'd see how easily i could make strips to cover the chrome and emblem. Took all of 2 minutes to cut and install. I left a ring of chrome on the emblem for two reasons, 1 vinyl doesn't conform well to rounded surfaces so as it gets more to the edge it's going to wrinkle, and 2, it still looks OK because i have the chrome rings on the fog lights.

The gloss-black vinyl blends right in w/ the paint, looks like it's supposed to be that way.




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Old 02-26-2012, 10:49 AM   #2
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you should cut and sell the strips of vinyl to members, id happily buy some!
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:52 AM   #3
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you should cut and sell the strips of vinyl to members, id happily buy some!
I want to see how long these stay on and then I'll probably make up a kit for people. I need to make one for the rear emblem and try the vinyl on the wheel caps. I'll get back to you!
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I want to see how long these stay on and then I'll probably make up a kit for people. I need to make one for the rear emblem and try the vinyl on the wheel caps. I'll get back to you!
as for longevity i can vouch for that i have had mine on for about 3 months and its holding up quite well considering its winter and my climate
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:34 PM   #5
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Agreed. It needs the Oval visible.
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:16 PM   #7
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I'm VERY interested in this. I de-badged the Focus and the model emblems, and I'd love to ideally have Ford logos with black backgrounds and silver or white "Ford" lettering, but would black the whole thing out (front and back logos, as well as wheel caps) if that isn't possible.
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i picked up a foot of black vinyl for free from my local sign shop.

I am going to try to install over the emblems, see how it looks.

If I can't see Ford too well, I may try to cut around the "ford" so the chrome will pop against that black oval instead of a blue oval.
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Make it easy on yourself and contact Krzydmnd.
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Old 03-17-2012, 05:34 PM   #10
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Why? I just got free high end vinyl. It won't hurt to try for free, lol.

I don't know what you guys would do without paying someone else to do the grunt work.

It is great what the OP is offering and I'm sure you guys will love his kits and free replacements that he is throwing in if you screw up.

While I do have money, it is always more gratifying in accomplishing things on my own.
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