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As the topic says...took about 2 hours + overnight to dry. I really like it. In the first picture the shade looks off but it is just he lighting as i took it at night. In hte rest...you'll see it matches. What do you think? It's subtle, but it definitely adds a nice touch. I think I am going to do it to my mothers Campanella White T-Reg http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
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This is the badge of my mothers T-reg, I never took a pic of mine. The basic jist of what it looks like before paint.

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nice job for a DIY....pretty close match there, looks like it came out to a almost perfect matc. Just1-2 shades darker but I like none the less!! very nicely done...and CLEAN! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif


Modified by TwinkleToez at 6:28 AM 2-12-2004
 

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heh thanks man. ya you look back at doing the project afterwards and you smack yourself for saying "why did i go over it one more time should have just left it!" but anyways...thanks. and the car is not clean by any means. The hatch is clean for its photoshoot. The camera didn't see the rest of the car
 

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Re: Painted rear emblem...do you like it? (SoFlaJetta)

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are those scratches

no i just quickly edited it to make the background silver. I took that pic off of my moms t-reg cuase I forgot to take a b4 pic of mine
 

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I forgot to ask, but where did you get your paint?? Cuz the sparkle inside the emblem is a perfect match....did you get the id code for your cars paint or please dont tell me but did you get the pep boys paint that they sell for touch-ups?? (Crosses fingers and hopes to hear not)
 

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i went to the dealer and i asked for the spray can version of touchup paint/clear coat. They had to order it and it got there in 2 days. It was like 27 bucks for both. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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i went to the dealer and i asked for the spray can version of touchup paint/clear coat. They had to order it and it got there in 2 days. It was like 27 bucks for both. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

Hmmm maybe commonwealth can do that for me as well...
..thanks for the idea man, and hey nice to see a fellow cali guy post up some DIY's!
 

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Hmmm maybe commonwealth can do that for me as well...
..thanks for the idea man, and hey nice to see a fellow cali guy post up some DIY's!


heh for sure...it was so damn easy you wonder why VW doen'st make it like that from the factory. But you wonder alot of things about VW.

Plus it makes mine special
 

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great job man,looks like you got it like that new!
i'm looking into a Bora (Jetta in N.A) right now and it's silver and i think of doing the same to it but the emblem itself i will paint Black,so it will be non chrome,i hate chrome.same goes to the front emblem.
 

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Re: Painted rear emblem...do you like it? (Boosted 20v)

make sure you have cleaned the thing REALLY well and that you gave it a good coats of clearcoat... otherwise the paint will start to peel off like mine did.. i was in a hurry... just couldn't wait for the damn thing to dry lol... ended up getting OEM black badges from Germany
 
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