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      01-26-2012, 03:52 PM   #23
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You are putting way too much brain power into this. Make yourself a template from a wide piece of painters tape. Lay the letters on the tape as they are and trace them. Now don't mess up.....it takes a higher power to get a new badge from Dinan..........Phil

oh yeah, how's the power and the smell?
I hope to pick up the car today....but it may be around close.
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Got it painted and installed!

Just got my Dinan badge painted gloss black from Metropolitan Collision through Matt Watson. The work was very good.









I followed the Dinan instructions on the location to install the badge. Notice how the "D" lines up with curvature of the trunk. In retrospect, I wish I had installed it about 1" over to the left. So that the "D" begins just above the taillight housing (like how the "3" in M3 begins just above the taillight housing. Installing it 1" over to the left makes it look more symmetrical.

My twin, Jbrooks, apparently followed the Dinan instructions too.



Phil: Where did you install your badge? Same position like mine?
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Phil: Where did you install your badge? Same position like mine?
Yes sir......and your car is looking good.......not to mention your twins diffuser .......next mod just confirmed..............Phil
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Yes, rear CF diffuser is all I need to complete the car (for now).
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Damn it... I'm setting off on a quest for a Dinan badge.
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Damn it... I'm setting off on a quest for a Dinan badge.
That's a easy fix.......get enough mods and get your very on badge . I know you are looking for a exhaust. You want full or axle back?.............Phil
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Looks BADASS!
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That's a easy fix.......get enough mods and get your very on badge . I know you are looking for a exhaust. You want full or axle back?.............Phil
Done! Going to be following suit and getting it painted. Probably switching everything to matte black, though.
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Man, make your own painting DINAN badge thread!
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You should be happy I bumped yours! Now everyone gets to see your car again Why create more threads when you can just hijack old ones!

I'm thinking of changing the topic of this thread completely, and hijacking it for real! Maybe even get moderators to move it to the Off-Topic forum. How would you like that!?
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You two Dinan dudes are funny............Phil
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Badge makes trunk look to cluttered imo..go sans badge and make her a sleeper...
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