Nameplate Fonts

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  1. thehueypilot

    thehueypilot TMO Advanced

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    I bought some blank intake manifold name plates for my Boss off of ebay a while back and finally got around to marking them. I am trying to match the font that Ford chose and who would have thought there are 100's of different type of fonts to chose from. Ford chose non-standard fonts. This is the closest match I could come up with. The bottom image is the real deal and the top image is the font/size that I found. I have not laser etched them yet so the color should match better as the top plate is showing white letters/numbers.
    Tim

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    Grant 302 OPM Spent: $665,833 Moderator

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    Looks like a good match to me.
     
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    The only way it could be a better match is if it read 1886...........;)
     
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    I too think it's a dang close match. If I didn't know any better I'd say it a 99.9% match, if not 100%
     
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    Looks like a nice match to me too.
     
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    Just pointing it out, the top image VIN number is missing a letter (p). Not talking trash, would hate for you to have it etched without it...

    I think the font is a great match, it would fool my untrained eye.
     
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    Good eye Lee. I checked out the picture and missed it completely.
     
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    thehueypilot TMO Advanced

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    Thanks....I did catch that.

    Tim
     
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    It's what's under the plate that counts...;)
     
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    TymeSlayer Tramps like us, Baby we were born to run...

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    So true Bob!
     

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