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Old 06-04-2009, 04:24 PM   #1
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DIY Black Bowtie

can somebody give a step by step on how to make the chevy bowtie black with the vinyl.. please?
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Old 06-18-2009, 12:01 AM   #2
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Did this myself... wasn't hard. Just cut the vinyl a tad larger than the emblem, carefully applied it to make sure there were no bubbles, then used a sharp razor following the grove between the crome and gold parts. Good Luck!
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Old 06-18-2009, 08:27 AM   #3
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On other thing regarding smoothing out air bubbles. Prick the air bubble with a pin and flatten the bubble, much easier than trying to work the bubble out to the edges of the vinyl.
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Old 06-18-2009, 05:29 PM   #4
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Where do you actually get the vinyl?

I've looked online.
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Old 06-18-2009, 05:57 PM   #5
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I've looked online.
Just go to any automotive supply store and ask them for vinyl repair tape providing it`s wide enough, or and I know this will sound stupid, contact vinyl shelving paper.
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Old 06-18-2009, 08:46 PM   #6
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Thanks

I'll look into both....thanks.
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Old 07-08-2009, 04:51 PM   #7
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thanks every one.. does any one know the height of the chevy emblem cause i want to know what size tape to get... my car should be here any day .. so if some one can please measure for me
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Old 07-08-2009, 05:31 PM   #8
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Paint or Vinyl

I really want to get black bow ties but which is easier to do vinyl or paint and which looks better?
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Old 07-08-2009, 08:04 PM   #9
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can someone just measure the specs of the bowtie for me plssss!
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Old 07-09-2009, 05:44 PM   #10
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black viny 4 x 8 inchs relax any auto store will have it
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Old 07-09-2009, 07:07 PM   #11
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What did you use as a template?
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Old 07-09-2009, 10:24 PM   #12
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Just like what BEAUSBRIGGS quoted in his post , " wasn't hard. Just cut the vinyl a tad larger than the emblem, carefully applied it to make sure there were no bubbles, then used a sharp razor following the grove between the chrome and gold parts.

I took mine to a Vinyl Shop and thats how they did it ...
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Old 07-17-2009, 09:28 PM   #14
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