Tailgate Decal for 76?

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  1. Ivey

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    Is yours not stamped into the steel of the tailgate?
     
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    It is but it’s been repainted so now it’s body color. I though the letters in white would look good but I can’t freehand it myself and masking it seems like it wouldn’t work.
     
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    Doubt the 79-83 letter would work. They look smaller.

    Best bet is going to be mask and paint or freehand which you said you didnt wana do
     
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    Well damn. Maybe I can find someone to do it cheaply. Thanks!
     
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    Interesting fact: James Dean is using a photo of my truck he found on the internet for his tailgate decal ad. Mine is painted on from the factory like many other models.
     
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    Well that’s pretty shitty and kind of shady. Insures I wont be buying decals from him.
     
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    How about going to a place like Fast Signs and have them laser cut vinyl letters for you? Ever since I discovered my truck on his website many years ago, I've been a little bothered by it. I sent him an e-mail once inquiring about SR5 stripes and mentioned about my truck on his site and he never answered.
     
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    Good idea. I’ll try something like that and report back.

    Seems odd, like why not use pictures of your own product? Maybe it’s just pure laziness or maybe the decals suck...
     
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    If anyone is curious I'm 99% sure the rear tailgate font is a stretched Clarendon Bold. When I have some spare time I'm going to try to make a file I can use to have decals printed.
     
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