CRG Discussion Forum
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
April 25, 2015, 01:17:23 PM

Login with username, password and session length
Search:     Advanced search
Welcome to the CRG Discussion Forum!
Forum registration problems: Make sure you enter your email correctly and you check your spam box first. *Then* email KurtS2@gmail for help.
112278 Posts in 12899 Topics by 4936 Members
Latest Member: Rallyred
* Home Help Search Login Register
+  CRG Discussion Forum
|-+  Camaro Research Group Discussion
| |-+  Restoration
| | |-+  emblems
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Author Topic: emblems  (Read 1652 times)
Posts: 18

View Profile Email
« on: February 25, 2007, 12:03:56 PM »

I am restoring a 69 Z/28.  Would it be better to clean up my old, patina emblems?  Or would it be better to put on the repro jobs I have.  I am just looking for an opinion.  Something about originality is cool.  But new sure looks better.
Posts: 225

68 SS/RS 350

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2007, 12:10:03 PM »

My original SS emblems were in bad shape, lots off pitting, so I put repro emblems on.  Like you said, it looks great.  But I did keep the originals, just in case!  Maybe someday they can be cleaned up/restored?

Schodack, NY

'68 SS/RS 350, M21, 3:73, Rallye Green, Black Deluxe Interior
Posts: 334

View Profile WWW Email
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2007, 11:34:51 PM »

On a restoration, trim pieces are something that I dont even consider using the originals.

The "show quality" parts are so nice, and I really dont like seeing old trim on a nice, fresh paint job.

"Build them how the designers and engineers envisioned them to be"
CRG Member
Posts: 1453

View Profile Email
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2007, 10:20:35 AM »

The Camaro emblem is a tough call.  When judging, we take off for the repro emblems as the script is too "fat", slightly thicker and flatter on top than originals.  If you buy the GMs today, there is a small imperfection on the "B" in the word "BY."  So you're damned if you do and damned if you don't.  If I had to choose between these two, I would probably use the repros.  Some of the current GMs also have a lot of flashing.   

Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.073 seconds with 17 queries.