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Old 11-08-2003, 03:08 PM   #1
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I've spent the last few hours searching the web for fonts that are as close to the ones we have on our cars as possible. It seems everyone is always looking for the best match for a font, and I was thinking we should put an official list together. (Maybe even a ZIP file for download).

I just wanted to provide a list of what I've found...
(most of the fonts have from from http://www.1001freefonts.com

SSEi
"Saved by Zero" seems to be the best... it doesn't give the correct curve for the E and the i doesn't have the dot.
"Dodger" does it really well except it leaves a gap in the E. (PS it)

SUPERCHARGED
"Super Ultra 911" seems to be nice, very flat and long.

Pontiac
"Good Times" seems to be the best,... the A is kinda funny.
Although "Dodger" gives it a "newer" look.

Bonneville
Depending on what year your car is I believe the font has changed, esp 2000+
I didn't notice anything that jumped out at me.

Other fonts to note are
"Gunship", "Electrofied" & "Sea Dog"


PS-On another note, does anyone have a large high-res picture of the Pontiac Dart (with or without the circle).
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Sofachrome is a good one too!
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Wow...some of those are pretty cool...

Where do you install the fonts? or does the .exe take care of it?

Doh,..not an exe...ok...I suppose Windows Fonts folder?
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Wow...some of those are pretty cool...

Where do you install the fonts? or does the .exe take care of it?

Doh,..not an exe...ok...I suppose Windows Fonts folder?
Yep, the windows fonts folder. Double clicking it may be necessary too, don't remember.
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Wow...some of those are pretty cool...

Where do you install the fonts? or does the .exe take care of it?

Doh,..not an exe...ok...I suppose Windows Fonts folder?
Goto "C:\Windows\Fonts"
Then FILE -> Install Fonts

Browse to the directory where you unzipped the fonts and Select All (or the ones you want to install).... then it'* Done & Done.
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I'm willing to do some horse trading :P .

Anyone care to venture what the font is for 'Bonneville' for a 1997? In exchange I'm willing to offer up 3 different, and large, versions of the Pontiac dart.

Cheers,
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'Neuropolitical' looks sort of 2000-2003 Bonneville-ish Can't remember what site it'* on...
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'Neuropolitical' looks sort of 2000-2003 Bonneville-ish Can't remember what site it'* on...
Cheers for the heads up, there'* actually a couple of fonts with similar names. I just looked at the Owner'* Manual for the '97 - it'* a bit bit of a cheesy font there
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Guys.... Has anyone Thought of just making a font where each letter represents a logo?

A == Pontiac (87-91)
B == Pontiac (92-96)
1 == Supercharged (92-96)

You get the idea right? If we could get a straight on High res shot of all the different logos it would be easy to throw them into a font... Maybe even have the club logo in there too.

In fact if you have any of these shots or would be kind enough to get them for me host them somewhere and pm me about it so I can download them (I only have hotmail with it'* 2mb limit)
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There are several other posts about this.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...t=pontiac+font
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