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Old 07-08-2007, 07:51 AM   #1
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i have however gotten my hands on the 80'* model olds Delta 88 "royale" badges with the cursive writing. and want to know how can i bring them back to life? i have some chrome spray paint and clear coat spray paint i belive both duplicolor. will this help me any? and are duplicolor prouducts any good for the long haul?
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Start a new topic, post pics of your badges, contact our overlay vendor NHolds,
and see if he'll do a one-off for you.

The reason I suggest clearcoat is that it covers the exposed edges of the overlay and
seals them in. It also has the cosmetic effect of 'hiding' the edge so they look factory,
even on close examination.

On my SLE, it worked beautifully.
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This topic has all the pics, including clearing, and also covers repair of a damaged badge: http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=75332
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