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    Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    So I got a few GM Performance Division emblems which are about 3.5 " by 5/8". I think are going to fit well with my project. I just want to get opinions on how to position them

    On the rear deck lid we have the 32VNorthstar emblem on the left and the DTS on the right. Now I think it's conventional to position the V emblem on the left but I'm not sure that will look good in this case.

    I was going to put the V emblem under the DTS and the GM Performance emblem under the 32VNorthstar. What do you guys think?


    Next on is a second GM Performance Division emblem will be on the interior somewhere, but where? Glove box? Under the Nav screen? On the center console?
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    Semi-custom interior
    Custom quad Hi-Beams
    Future Plans: More interior work.


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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    Let's see a few pictures, I'm trying to picture exactly how it would look in my head, but I can't give an accurate opinion without the real thing.

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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    I didn't get a chance today so I'll shoot some tomorrow and post them.
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    02 Deville DTS
    01 Deville DTS:
    Custom installed Volant CAI
    Custom PCM
    Body color engine components
    Cruiser Alloy wheels
    EBC brakes and rotors
    Eibach springs
    Corsa exhaust
    Sportwing Spoiler
    Semi-custom interior
    Custom quad Hi-Beams
    Future Plans: More interior work.


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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    You mean putting the "V" emblem right after the DTS one, to spell out DTS-V? That would look allright. I haven't seen the perfomance emblem - is the font different from the Northstar emblem? If so, it might clash. Maybe put the performance emblem somewhere under the hood? Maybe on the fuel rail cover? Or the shock tower brace?

    As an aside, although a royal PIA, it might look killer to put the performance emblem on the back-up light lense on the 3rd light. Royal PIA though to get in there - but in the end, worth it IMHO!

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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    Ok here we go. I forgot to take one left justified under the DTS but you get the idea.

    The V emblem will go in the place that this one doesn't. I have 3 of these BTW so I figured one on the deck lid, one under the hood and one inside, or maybe not.
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    01 Deville DTS:
    Custom installed Volant CAI
    Custom PCM
    Body color engine components
    Cruiser Alloy wheels
    EBC brakes and rotors
    Eibach springs
    Corsa exhaust
    Sportwing Spoiler
    Semi-custom interior
    Custom quad Hi-Beams
    Future Plans: More interior work.


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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    while we're on the subject of emblems, have you thought about upgrading that northstar emblem with the newer version? It might make a better "fit" size-wise with the performance one - looks like they might be the same height, as well.

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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    Hadn't thought about it, However I would be willing to do that, sure. Now to go find one

    Any other thoughts? Want any other pics?

    Quote Originally Posted by Frost View Post
    while we're on the subject of emblems, have you thought about upgrading that northstar emblem with the newer version? It might make a better "fit" size-wise with the performance one - looks like they might be the same height, as well.
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    02 Deville DTS
    01 Deville DTS:
    Custom installed Volant CAI
    Custom PCM
    Body color engine components
    Cruiser Alloy wheels
    EBC brakes and rotors
    Eibach springs
    Corsa exhaust
    Sportwing Spoiler
    Semi-custom interior
    Custom quad Hi-Beams
    Future Plans: More interior work.


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    Proud Volunteer - Northstar Tuning Project
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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    It doesn't look good with the northstar emblem. If anything I think it would look better somewhere around the DTS one. Like maybe beside it or somewhere underneath it. Where you tried it in that picture it doesn't look right. You can tell someone just stuck it on there.

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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    What if it was justified left or right with the DTS? We don't want it to look like it was stuck on there. We want to have a nice clean project when we're done.

    Quote Originally Posted by brougham View Post
    It doesn't look good with the northstar emblem. If anything I think it would look better somewhere around the DTS one. Like maybe beside it or somewhere underneath it. Where you tried it in that picture it doesn't look right. You can tell someone just stuck it on there.
    Ownership:
    91 Brougham d'Elegance 350
    02 Deville DTS
    01 Deville DTS:
    Custom installed Volant CAI
    Custom PCM
    Body color engine components
    Cruiser Alloy wheels
    EBC brakes and rotors
    Eibach springs
    Corsa exhaust
    Sportwing Spoiler
    Semi-custom interior
    Custom quad Hi-Beams
    Future Plans: More interior work.


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    Guinness World Records - Largest Cadillac Parade

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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    So, did you decide on your emblem placement?

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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    I think, you should also change 32 V Northstar to a new one as well as DTS .I did this in my car and it's really worth

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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    I think I'm going to replace the N* emblem and put the V emblem underneath that. Then I'm going to put the GM Performance emblem under the DTS.

    How does that sound? Everyone.
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    91 Brougham d'Elegance 350
    02 Deville DTS
    01 Deville DTS:
    Custom installed Volant CAI
    Custom PCM
    Body color engine components
    Cruiser Alloy wheels
    EBC brakes and rotors
    Eibach springs
    Corsa exhaust
    Sportwing Spoiler
    Semi-custom interior
    Custom quad Hi-Beams
    Future Plans: More interior work.


    Memberships:
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    Guinness World Records - Largest Cadillac Parade

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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    What does the new N* emblem look like? Can anyone point me towards a pic?

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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    How about getting another GM emblem and putting them on the bottom of the front doors?

    And here's what the new Northstar logo looks like, kinda hard to see in this pic though.


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    Re: Emblem Location Opinions Wanted

    Bottom of the front doors ? Like where?

    Here is a link to the N* emblem

    http://www.trailerfx.com/ebpics/v8northstaremblem.jpg

    Anyone have a part number for this ?
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    91 Brougham d'Elegance 350
    02 Deville DTS
    01 Deville DTS:
    Custom installed Volant CAI
    Custom PCM
    Body color engine components
    Cruiser Alloy wheels
    EBC brakes and rotors
    Eibach springs
    Corsa exhaust
    Sportwing Spoiler
    Semi-custom interior
    Custom quad Hi-Beams
    Future Plans: More interior work.


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    Proud Volunteer - Northstar Tuning Project
    Guinness World Records - Largest Cadillac Parade

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