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Old 04-08-2012, 11:47 AM   #1
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Bow tie delete for ZL1??

I would love to see a vendor make a bow tie delete emblem for the front grill!!Any vendors out there planning one???
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Old 04-08-2012, 12:44 PM   #2
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You cannot on the ZL1 grille the bowtie is molded into the grille so all you can do is remove the gold bowtie but you will still have the bowtie frame
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Old 04-08-2012, 04:39 PM   #3
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You cannot on the ZL1 grille the bowtie is molded into the grille so all you can do is remove the gold bowtie but you will still have the bowtie frame
How does the gold bow tie come out of the grill? Is it bolted in from behind or 3M tape?
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Old 04-08-2012, 06:53 PM   #4
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Yup still going to have the bowtie outline
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:32 PM   #5
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How does the gold bow tie come out of the grill? Is it bolted in from behind or 3M tape?
It's pushed in 3 tabs that lock it into place to secure it to the housing I will see if I can grab a photo of the one I have laying around to give you a better idea.
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Old 04-08-2012, 11:19 PM   #6
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It's pushed in 3 tabs that lock it into place to secure it to the housing I will see if I can grab a photo of the one I have laying around to give you a better idea.
Thanks, I plan to paint the gold on the front and rear bow ties.
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Old 04-09-2012, 01:01 AM   #7
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You cannot on the ZL1 grille the bowtie is molded into the grille so all you can do is remove the gold bowtie but you will still have the bowtie frame
And how exactly do they do a bowtie delete on the Egg Crate Grill? Oh right an insert... It's quite a simple solution really...

If that sounds condensing I apologize
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Old 04-09-2012, 09:05 AM   #8
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And how exactly do they do a bowtie delete on the Egg Crate Grill? Oh right an insert... It's quite a simple solution really...

If that sounds condensing I apologize
Correct on the stock grille not on the ZL1 grill see the photos below you will see the middle section (ribs) of the ZL1 grille have the outline of the bowtie, and the inside is where the bowtie will sit so in theory they can but you will have a middle insert the shape of the bowtie. See the bowtie insert in the 3nd photo of the SLP bowtie delete and the stock in the 4th photo. The last photo is for OldJedi the tabs where the bowtie locks into place into the grille pad.
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Old 04-09-2012, 10:37 AM   #9
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Great pics... now maybe some vendors can make some cool billet bowties to fit the ZL1 grill..
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:23 PM   #10
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Thanks 01Pewter28, really great detailed pictures that will definitely help me out.
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:52 PM   #11
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Thanks 01Pewter28, really great detailed pictures that will definitely help me out.
Sorry for the dome question, the current (non-ZL1 models) billet one doesn't fit?
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:10 AM   #12
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:14 AM   #13
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Correct on the stock grille not on the ZL1 grill see the photos below you will see the middle section (ribs) of the ZL1 grille have the outline of the bowtie, and the inside is where the bowtie will sit so in theory they can but you will have a middle insert the shape of the bowtie. See the bowtie insert in the 3nd photo of the SLP bowtie delete and the stock in the 4th photo. The last photo is for OldJedi the tabs where the bowtie locks into place into the grille pad.


Even with a bow-tie delete, you still have a shadow of the bow-tie that was there. I'm not planning to replace it, or remove it - but I am interested to see what our vendors come up with!
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:15 AM   #14
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I would love to see a vendor make a bow tie delete emblem for the front grill!!Any vendors out there planning one???
Put a Heritage Grill in it......................
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:16 AM   #15
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I just want to replace with a black one - would it fit?
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:21 AM   #16
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I have had many vehicles wrapped with vinyl for my business (used to be in the sign biz as well). My friend who does the work showed me a new vinyl that he has that is black CF (actually textured weave). I am considering covering front/back with this and can always remove without major damage or excessive work
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:22 AM   #17
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Sorry for the dome question, the current (non-ZL1 models) billet one doesn't fit?
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I just want to replace with a black one - would it fit?
Yes its the same one, other then one tab you remove for the ZL1 grill.
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:26 AM   #18
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I have seen CF bowtie's. I will either roll black or CF. the heritage grill looks good as well but cost more $$$.
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Yes its the same one, other then one tab you remove for the ZL1 grill.
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