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got the vinyl work done today. Love it already got people talking about the car just at lunch and they have been on 2 hours. now to sit in the sun a little. Land vehicle Vehicle Car Luxury vehicle Personal luxury car

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Was considering something similar to this, but instead o strips, it would be "CRUZE".
 

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That looks alright, do you have any far away pics?
 

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I did this too. I used flatte black though. I only did driver side and not sure if im gonna keep them. My brother in law is a big dodge guy and he said "why you got dodge stripes on your chevy?" I think I might get a bowtie emblem the close to the size of the stripes instead. Still thinking about it. BTW heres the dodge emblem: Hardware accessory
 

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Yeah, those stripes are mainly put on Challengers, however they were put on random vettes. The popular Chevy stripes are the hockey sticks from the Camaro, aside from the basic double stripes down the body.
 

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My vinyl guy has put them on about 50 different cars in the last 6 months. to be honest they have nothing to do with dodge at all. they were used back in the 50 and 60's to identify the cars on the track that looked alike. there is a huge race history with them. the technology then to see the cars at the speed they could do was not as good as it is now. so the rules for them kind of races stated they had to put strips on the driver side wheel well of different colors per car so that the pit crews and track officials could tell what car and team it was. they always had to be on the left cause the infield at the time was always to the drivers left. now in La Mans racing they put them on both sides cause they run on road course. In the 60' dodge as well as many other adapted them as appearance packages and they were a big hit with dodge for many years.

the ones that go straight down the hood were used to help the driver realign a spun out-car with the track[SUP]

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Yeah, those stripes are mainly put on Challengers, however they were put on random vettes. The popular Chevy stripes are the hockey sticks from the Camaro, aside from the basic double stripes down the body.
Not randm Corvettes, it was specifically Grand Sport Corvettes.
 
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Yeah in the 50s and 60s, its 2013 now and it looks that dodge took them as there own. I do like the look but I dont want anybody confused about my chevy cruze being a dodge on the street. I think having a big bowtie or even "cruze" would be better IMO.
 

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My vinyl guy has put them on about 50 different cars in the last 6 months. to be honest they have nothing to do with dodge at all. they were used back in the 50 and 60's to identify the cars on the track that looked alike. there is a huge race history with them. the technology then to see the cars at the speed they could do was not as good as it is now. so the rules for them kind of races stated they had to put strips on the driver side wheel well of different colors per car so that the pit crews and track officials could tell what car and team it was. they always had to be on the left cause the infield at the time was always to the drivers left. now in La Mans racing they put them on both sides cause they run on road course. In the 60' dodge as well as many other adapted them as appearance packages and they were a big hit with dodge for many years.

the ones that go straight down the hood were used to help the driver realign a spun out-car with the track[SUP]

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I knew what the stripes down the hood where used for, but now I know about the La Mans ones (learn somethign new everyday right?).

Not randm Corvettes, it was specifically Grand Sport Corvettes.
I mainly saw them on Grand Sports, but I've also seen them on non GS vettes over the years so I just specified random.
 

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here is a far away pic

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Nice, I like it but I think it clashes with the Injen sticker
 

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Nice, I like it but I think it clashes with the Injen sticker

thats what my wife said...so I am removing the Injen sticker tomorrow as well as the eibach sticker
 

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I'm on the fence on this one, and I think its because of where the stripes extend onto the hood. I wonder how it would look with it just on the fender. :unsure:
 

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I did this too. I used flatte black though. I only did driver side and not sure if im gonna keep them. My brother in law is a big dodge guy and he said "why you got dodge stripes on your chevy?" I think I might get a bowtie emblem the close to the size of the stripes instead. Still thinking about it. BTW heres the dodge emblem: View attachment 10360
They are also on vettes
 
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