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Powdercoated AD hood emblem
#702931 Sun Dec 12 2010 11:34 PM
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52Mark Offline OP
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Here is the result of powder coating the letters and bowtie on my AD Hood Emblem. A lot of the restoration companies sell the vinyl letter kits for these, but powder coating will last much longer and be less resistent to peeling off like the letter kits will.

I took some "artistic liberty" while doing this. I used "Transparent Blue" for the bowtie and "Wilder Red" for the letters and stripes on the sides.

This an extra one I had around the house and it doesn't have the mounting plate on the back, so it worked as a practice piece for the real one I will be using on my truck.

http://s1111.photobucket.com/albums/h479/52Mark/1952%20Chevy%20Truck%20Project/

Last edited by 52Mark; Thu Dec 23 2010 02:06 PM.
Re: POWDERCOATING HOOD EMBLEM
52Mark #703002 Mon Dec 13 2010 04:05 AM
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Looks really good, nice work!!!!

Re: POWDERCOATING HOOD EMBLEM
coach-frank #704062 Fri Dec 17 2010 02:42 AM
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Glad you liked it. Took me longer than I wanted it to, but...

Re: POWDERCOATING HOOD EMBLEM
52Mark #704558 Sat Dec 18 2010 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by 52Mark
Glad you liked it. Took me longer than I wanted it to, but...

blush Always takes me longer than I want on most projects!!



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Re: POWDERCOATING HOOD EMBLEM
Old Dollar #712187 Sat Jan 15 2011 10:58 PM
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This really looks good. I was thinking of painting my AD hood emblem, since
the decal approach didn't last too long. Anybody have any recommendations
for someone in that business? I had good success with a mail-away license
plate restoration; hoping for somebody similar for this.


Pat


Re: POWDERCOATING HOOD EMBLEM
PM53 #712191 Sat Jan 15 2011 11:09 PM
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it came out very well! I like it.


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