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Thread: Finally 2 tone bowties done
01-03-2012, 02:47 PM #1
Finally 2 tone bowties done
This was an easy project but I made a few mistakes so it took longer than it should. Main problem was using cheap paint for a base coat. But I have recovered & am happy with the results. My old bowties just had a red sticker over them & I wanted something different than just blacked out or solid red, so I took the idea from the red outline bowtie decals I have on the doors. Like the mid ninties (I think) Camaro SS Anyway all this talk is useless without pictures. Next step is getting a wt black grille & painting it, I had a bad time painting chrome lol.
01-03-2012, 03:05 PM #2
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Looks really nice! Like the red outline... Good job, great pics!!
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01-03-2012, 04:04 PM #3
01-03-2012, 04:11 PM #4
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01-03-2012, 04:34 PM #5
That's sharp! It's also funny to me, since the GMC logo is always red on something (black up front, silver in the back, usually) and I wanted my two-tone GMC logo to be one colour. I suppose the grass is always greener, eh?
01-03-2012, 08:49 PM #6
Thanks everyone. Surrealone It is strange, I mean I say that stock wheels look good when they are not on the stock vehicle lol like my 06 Z71 NBS wheels on the 07 NNBS.
01-03-2012, 10:44 PM #7
That looks really nice!!
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01-03-2012, 11:33 PM #8
Looks cool man!! How did you remove the bowtie?2011 Silverado, ext cab, LT, Z71, 4X4, leather interior, color matched mirror caps & bowtie.
01-04-2012, 03:34 PM #9
The front bowtie I had to remove that huge radiator cover on top the rivets are 2 pc I used a small flathead screwdriver poped the center then the rest just come out, I only broke one out of the 8 lol. The behind the bowtie I used a small mirror & the small screwdriver. There is a clip looks like brackets [ ] one the bowtie & they have small tabs on the outside of them -[ ]- I used the flathead screwdriver to push the tab in then did the other side & the emblem pops out & when done it just snaps in. You can probably do it without removing the radiator cover but theres alot more room. The tailgate bowtie. I used fishing line, heat gun & goo gone. & some strips of 3M double sided tape to reinstall. Hope that helped.
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