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    Carrera S Logo placement

    I need to replace the "Carrera" and "S" Logo on my 997. Does any one have/know the factory placement position as well as any tips to replacing it?

    Re: Carrera S Logo placement

    Edward....I think this is exactly what you are looking for

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    Re: Carrera S Logo placement

    BTW....I suggest you mark out relevant dimensions on the lid using painters' masking tape (it's totally paint safe...I use it all the time when I electric buff the car)....It will also help with the vertical & horizontal alignment of the logo

    You will need to find the middle of the lid....that dimension isn't listed on the info I gave you. run a piece of painters tape the entire width of the lid...mark the two edges on the tape....peel off the tape and measure between the two marks.....This helps because there is a curve on the lid which makes it a little tricky to accurately measure with a ruler...
    Jason

    Re: Carrera S Logo placement

    No heat gun? Heat gun fear? Many DIY instructions recommend using dental floss to "saw" the adhesive backing from between paint and logo. Clean dirt away with compressed air or water first.

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    To apply:

    Find two points of contact with a surface when the logo is held perpendicular to it. Mark these points with grease pencil or small bits of tape. Find corresponding points on car's rear deck paint. When ready to stick logo down, remove adhesive backing, touch logo perpendicularly to the paint so that the two points on the logo are touching the two points on the paint. Then carefully lay the logo down onto the car. Done.

    Because it is smaller, the S can be applied by "dropping" it onto paint using pre-applied position markings to paint.

    Re: Carrera S Logo placement

    what a great response. It answers like this that make this site worth while.

     
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