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Old 06-20-2003, 01:55   #1 (permalink)
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Question Even Newer Custom Scuff Plates!

[B]Ok Folks, Having a Black car I decided I wanted Black scuff plates - and I can here you saying "they don't make them!" so I decided to make my own!!

(ps) might look pixalized on edge of letters but they are not.)

Checkout newer design few posts down!
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Old 06-20-2003, 02:08   #2 (permalink)
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Re: My Custom Scuff Plates

I'd say go with the XR8 one the XR looks a bit lonely.

What was wrong with the factory ones, was it just that the writing wasnt black???
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they lQQK awesome!

love the XR8 one...

wouldnt mind that in citric acid for my ute!!

how did ya do that?

good work mate!

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Re: My Custom Scuff Plates

fordy, nothing wrong with factory ones, just wanted to try something different
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Thats cool, so how did you make these ones? Is it just a piece of aluminium with the lettering and border in vinyl?
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nah, aluminimum and engraved the image in relief. then coated them in epoxy to stop them scratching.
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Very impressive Philbie, ever thought of going into commercial production??
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Yeah good point Mondie, I only need some good photo's of gt, xr6 and turbo badges and I could make them to suit the whole range. Only problem is the copyright issue - and colours. From my quick check tonight I could cover Black, Blueprint, Red, Silver, Green, A copper type of orange, and a purple similar to phantom. not all perfect but not bad either.

anyone know about the copyright issues???

anyway, I like doing it for a bit of fun - to much stuffing around (legally) to put it into a paying passtime.

However - I listen to all options! hehehe
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nice job. XR8 ones look awesome.
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Definately go with the XR8, it looks more "complete".
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