North American Turbocoupe Organization



"restored" my trunk emblems
BirdJunkie Offline
Senior Member
#1
I am very happy the way they turned out. Cleaned them up real good and sprayed them with krylon satin black. Then I got a krylon silver leafing pen and traced over the top and sprayed with clear and ta da...
http://natomessageboard.com/uploads/0000...blems2.jpg http://natomessageboard.com/uploads/0000...blems1.jpg

this is what I used:
http://natomessageboard.com/uploads/00004274/paint.jpg
http://natomessageboard.com/uploads/0000...ingpen.jpg

pics of them on the car: http://natomessageboard.com/uploads/0000...boncar.jpg

http://natomessageboard.com/uploads/0000...moncar.jpg
88 TC 5SPD BLACK MY BABY ORIG.OWNER(garage queen)/06 GTO 6SPD RED WIFES CAR(cop magnet...lol)/2011 TAHOE WHITE (wifes daily driver a.k.a Fifty Cent)/2016 SUPER DUTY RED(my daily driver a.k.a BIG red)/06 HAYABUSA (SEXY BITCH)..STATEFARM LUVS ME. ----N.A.T.O Bad Boy Division President----
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kunar Offline
Member
#2
looks great! wanna do mine? haha
1987 Turbo Coupe
1987 Ranger 4.0, 4x4
1991 Escort GT
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Pete D Offline
Administrator
#3
That does look good. Nice job
Pete Dunham


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Joe F Offline
Posting Freak
#4
Very nice, great job!
JR's Place - My '87 Turbocoupe
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RC Martin Offline
Posting Freak
#5
Oh wow. That's on my list. The same kind of chrome surface appearance is mostly gone on the emblems on the surface of my tail lights Undecided
Thunderbird Turbo Coupe, Bright Canyon Red TuTone, Desert Tan Interior; 1 of 7 in this combo in 1984 according to Marti.  1 of 13,361 TCs in 84.
   Rebuilt, 3-Angle Valve Job, SYB37 "OE/Small" Slider Cam
   Full 3" Stinger Exhaust to Flowmaster 40, Gnari FMIC/Recirc/BPV, MBC @ 18psi, RF-E6 Manifold, Remote-Mount TFI, PC1 and Flowed 35# Injectors, Inline Walboro 255HP, Kirban AFPR
   Rebuilt Suspension -- KYB & Energy Suspension
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BJL Offline
Moderator
#6
I ended up hand painting mine. i used a dark gray and painted the highlights silver blue... but mine look like crap compared to yours.
where do you get a leafing pen?
Brian J Larkin
88TC 328,000 miles
T3, FMIC ,3in stinger exhaust, PimpXS ECC,gillis,
255 walbro, afpr, 5spd swap,spec clutch, sn95 5 lug, Cobra 13in front brake. Vacuum assist brake conversion. 
89 Cougar XR7 3.8SC Auto
95 Ranger Splash 3.0 auto
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BirdJunkie Offline
Senior Member
#7
Thanks for the comments.Got the leafing pen at Hobby Lobby. Was 8.99 but my wonderful wife had a 40% off coupon!
88 TC 5SPD BLACK MY BABY ORIG.OWNER(garage queen)/06 GTO 6SPD RED WIFES CAR(cop magnet...lol)/2011 TAHOE WHITE (wifes daily driver a.k.a Fifty Cent)/2016 SUPER DUTY RED(my daily driver a.k.a BIG red)/06 HAYABUSA (SEXY BITCH)..STATEFARM LUVS ME. ----N.A.T.O Bad Boy Division President----
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OU812MACH1 Offline
Senior Member
#8
Wow....that looks as good as New
o4 mach-1,white,4at 1 of 169 ,MAC air filter and x-pipe, SCT tune / o9 BMW 328 M-SPORT, white, 6at/ 87 Turbocoupe ,white,4at,KIRBAN afr,GILLIS boost valve,Garrett/SVO T3,cold air,3" STINGER down pipe and tail pipe, DYNOMAX ultra flow stainless muffler, Walbro 255L fuel pump,cleaned and flowed injectors,STINGER BOV, built A4LD trans w/all
4x4 Explorer guts, K245/F57FA torque converter.
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RC Martin Offline
Posting Freak
#9
Here's a pic of what I mean. The chrome on the tail light bird is all but gone. Maybe the later model TCs don't have that to worry about.
http://imageshack.us/a/img145/2008/wp000387.jpg

Can you post a pic of the leafing pen and paint you used? I'm not even sure what to look for.
Thunderbird Turbo Coupe, Bright Canyon Red TuTone, Desert Tan Interior; 1 of 7 in this combo in 1984 according to Marti.  1 of 13,361 TCs in 84.
   Rebuilt, 3-Angle Valve Job, SYB37 "OE/Small" Slider Cam
   Full 3" Stinger Exhaust to Flowmaster 40, Gnari FMIC/Recirc/BPV, MBC @ 18psi, RF-E6 Manifold, Remote-Mount TFI, PC1 and Flowed 35# Injectors, Inline Walboro 255HP, Kirban AFPR
   Rebuilt Suspension -- KYB & Energy Suspension
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BirdJunkie Offline
Senior Member
#10
pics of paint posted. It doesnt have a chrome finish like the originals.it is silver with metallic.Got them on the car today and OH MY. I am very happy with them.
88 TC 5SPD BLACK MY BABY ORIG.OWNER(garage queen)/06 GTO 6SPD RED WIFES CAR(cop magnet...lol)/2011 TAHOE WHITE (wifes daily driver a.k.a Fifty Cent)/2016 SUPER DUTY RED(my daily driver a.k.a BIG red)/06 HAYABUSA (SEXY BITCH)..STATEFARM LUVS ME. ----N.A.T.O Bad Boy Division President----
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