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steveespo

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Plumb line is great but the placard doesn't run parallel with the body lines and looks off. Longest line of the graphic is what is read. Take a second look.
Yes, I see it now. I will measure parallel from top body crease to get same distance to the bottom crease to get it centered between the body lines (creases) Thanks @steveespo
 
Step way back an take a look. Just me I like my top front corner off the centerish off the mirror on the driver side but are angled. If they were square I think they would need moved a little farther forward. I have magnets and really don't measure and happy within an inch or 2...
 
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steveespo

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Looks better. Left top corner can come down about 3/8" and it would look perfect to my eye. Not messing with you, they are nice size.
Thanks @steveespo , I’ll adjust and repost. The hazards of a 3 digit car number preference and the 10” NASA mandated height makes the placard a bit “nice sized” and fill the door sheet metal area. I could reduce the height of the placard overall without my name & flag, but I said what the heck, it‘s already large.
@steveespo , I looked at your old car photos with the 121 numbers and I’m going to move the placard back a bit so it doesn’t look so front end heavy ? When you had the 3 digits on yours, looks well balanced.
@KazarS197 , as I mentioned above, I’ll take your suggestion and move it back a smidge. Yours being angled looks very nice.
 
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steveespo

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Thanks @steveespo , I’ll adjust and repost. The hazards of a 3 digit car number preference and the 10” NASA mandated height makes the placard a bit “nice sized” and fill the door sheet metal area. I could reduce the height of the placard overall without my name & flag, but I said what the heck, it‘s already large.
@steveespo , I looked at your old car photos with the 121 numbers and I’m going to move the placard back a bit so it doesn’t look so front end heavy ? When you had the 3 digits on yours, looks well balanced.
@KazarS197 , as I mentioned above, I’ll take your suggestion and move it back a smidge. Yours being angled looks very nice.
My motto as a race driver as many know is; "It is better to look good, than to drive good, darlings..."
 

Fabman

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My motto as a race driver as many know is; "It is better to look good, than to drive good, darlings..."
In the show car biz its "If it don't go-Chrome it".
 
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Mark are you going RA the weekend of the 20th and 21st?
Hopefully 1 of the 2 days - I need new tires in front as the rears I’ll swap side to side. RT660, directional. The left front got gauged down to the casing by a piece of carbon fiber left on track at Autobahn on the very last track day last season. BWM with clapped out body work, POS side sill, sheetmetal screwed in body, tore off on a 4 wheel off in front of me & another car. Carbon, screws and dirt over the whole corner where it happened, right in front of us. Somehow the sill got flicked up by the car in front of me & I drove over it not knowing the damage. The car in front of me got a 3” long sheet metal screw in his rear tire & it lost all air 2 corners later and he limped into the paddock.
Long story short, I’ll be there if I can get the tires mounted up.
I’m saving my Cup2’s for Mid-Ohio so I need the RT660’s.
 

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