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« Reply #30 on: June 30, 2014, 01:19:19 PM »

Thank you Darrell.  Much appreciated.
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« Reply #31 on: July 01, 2014, 11:20:05 AM »

Vince, Awesome thanks for the contribution!!!  It does appear to be on the third veritcal though, I think the stripe is the key and the placement of the emblem in relationship should be the same RS vs. Standard.  Any more pictures anyone else has would be great.

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« Reply #32 on: July 01, 2014, 04:48:58 PM »

I think Jerry hit it on the head; forget the verticals or RS or not..  just center the Z28 emblem under the driver's side stripe...   I spent some time going thru all the photos I have saved for the last few years, and the more original cars do have the Z28 emblem laterally centered under the LHS stripe and centered vertically... Smiley ..    ie..  check the original car that Chick and Skip recently found....  Smiley
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« Reply #33 on: July 01, 2014, 05:05:45 PM »

Hey Gary, If I don't have stripes am I free to put it anywhere?  Grin
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« Reply #34 on: July 01, 2014, 05:07:03 PM »

*If you don't have stripes, you can't use the emblem... Smiley   J/K....
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« Reply #35 on: July 01, 2014, 05:24:01 PM »

*If you don't have stripes, you can't use the emblem... Smiley   J/K....

That's what I get for buying a Stripe Delete Z/28.
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« Reply #36 on: July 01, 2014, 07:07:54 PM »

Placement is pretty straight forward because of the guides that are on the back of the emblem.  On the Standard grill it is a given and everyone knows its location that is why I think it looks awkward if it is placed anywhere else, standard, RS or even stripe delete :-).  Wonder if this should be a research project?  Any feedback from the Legend judges on this issue for the RS grill?

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« Reply #37 on: July 01, 2014, 07:56:07 PM »

*If you don't have stripes, you can't use the emblem... Smiley   J/K....

That's what I get for buying a Stripe Delete Z/28.
OK OK.  you get to put your Z28 emblem in the center, or use the RS emblem.. Smiley
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« Reply #38 on: July 02, 2014, 06:03:09 AM »

Thanks Gary, I'm a happy camper now.
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« Reply #39 on: August 11, 2014, 09:23:54 AM »

So is my Z/28 grille emblem in the correct location now? If it is, I had to use a pic of another car to get right. Not as simple as one would think.
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« Reply #40 on: August 11, 2014, 09:32:30 AM »

In my opinion yes!!  Others might have a different opinion.

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« Reply #41 on: August 11, 2014, 09:38:12 AM »

So is my Z/28 grille emblem in the correct location now? If it is, I had to use a pic of another car to get right. Not as simple as one would think.


Jim, it looks 'slightly to the right' to me.. not exactly centered under the stripe...?   It's hard to tell, but it appears that it's between two verticals, rather than astraddle the 3rd verticle??
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« Reply #42 on: August 11, 2014, 02:14:46 PM »

I tried to match the emblem on John Z's Car. See his attached pic.


I see what you mean about centered on the stripe from the pic of the orange Z above. Are the standard and RS grilles in the same relationship as far as the square openings are concerned? My striping and the orange Z's appear to be close to the same?
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« Reply #43 on: August 11, 2014, 02:36:04 PM »

I tried to match the emblem on John Z's Car. See his attached pic.

I see what you mean about centered on the stripe from the pic of the orange Z above. Are the standard and RS grilles in the same relationship as far as the square openings are concerned? My striping and the orange Z's appear to be close to the same?

I don't have two grills (RS and non RS) to compare, but I'm beginning to think the square opening aren't the same (ie. the egg crate openings have different dimensions between the two grills).     I think if you go back to 'centering under the stripe'..   you'd be best off.    Isn't JohnZ's emblem centered under his stripe?
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60 Corvette white/red, 72 Corvette coupe (2), 
90 ZR1 red/red #246, 90 ZR1 white/gray #2466
72 El Camino, '55 Nomad, '57 Nomad, '57 B/A Sedan
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« Reply #44 on: August 11, 2014, 03:42:57 PM »

Don't have a John Z Pic of emblem and hood Stripe to compare. But if you look closely, the 2 verticals behind the "8" and Behind the "Z" are the oriented same on his and mine. That's how I tried to line mine up. I'm assuming I'm aligned with the horizontals.
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