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7/3/13 11:59am - Original Message: 'Rear bumper emblem'
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Ash Fork, AZ - USA

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1981 Red Interior White exterior

Joined: 4/18/2007
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I need to purchase a new emblem and found one from Corvette Pacifica for a good price($20 less than Ecklers if you include shipping and tax).  Anyone evr deal with Corvette Pacifica?  They are out of Atascadero, CA.

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7/4/13 2:19pm - Reply: 'Re: Rear bumper emblem'
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Valley Springs, CA - USA

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1978,Metalic Money Green W/Gold emblems,TH350 w/gear splitter,black & grey interior.1978,two tone,Metalic Rootbeer & gold ,Doeskin interior,auto. trans. 1981, Silver w/mirrored T-Tops,4 spd, charcoal interior.

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 I buy from Ebay often but have never heard of them. I've noticed that unknown vendors sell Corvette parts at a discount and then forward your order to a major dealer and they send you a less expensive offering of what they sell, not the same quality though I'm sure. I'm confused. The only trouble I've had with emblems was a similar instance buying the "Stingray" emblem for the drivers side front fender of my '75, it came black and chrome and my original on the passengers side is all chrome, soooo.  I don't know Wacko.

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7/5/13 8:01am - Reply: 'Re: Rear bumper emblem'
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Rockland, MA - USA

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76, L48, 4spd & 09, LS3, 6spd

Joined: 1/30/2003
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Another place to try is Trim Parts, http://www.trimparts.com/ . I have purchased a few things from them and found the quality was good.

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7/5/13 12:23pm - Reply: 'Re: Rear bumper emblem'
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Duncanville, TX - USA

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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Corvette Pacifica has been around for a long time. I used to get their HUGE catalogs all the time, but since I never actually ordered anything from them, I stopped getting the cats.
Jimmie....the Stingray emblems on the side fenders are supposed to be black & chrome....your black may have just worn off.
Trim Parts is excellent, quality-wise. In fact, prolly 90% of the emblems and trim items you order from other vendors orginally come from Trim Parts.

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7/5/13 12:36pm - Reply: 'Re: Rear bumper emblem'
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Valley Springs, CA - USA

Vette(s):
1978,Metalic Money Green W/Gold emblems,TH350 w/gear splitter,black & grey interior.1978,two tone,Metalic Rootbeer & gold ,Doeskin interior,auto. trans. 1981, Silver w/mirrored T-Tops,4 spd, charcoal interior.

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 Once again, thanks for the education Joel, you're the best.

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7/5/13 12:50pm - Reply: 'Re: Rear bumper emblem'
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Ash Fork, AZ - USA

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1981 Red Interior White exterior

Joined: 4/18/2007
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Thanks much for the info.  I've just ordered the emblem and let you know how the transaction works out.

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Dave C..........My mantra: I can not be bought!!      Long and short term leases available.
In the words of Zora Arkus-Duntov "Is your seat belt fastened? Alright, Let's go"


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7/10/13 3:54pm - Reply: 'Re: Rear bumper emblem'
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Ash Fork, AZ - USA

Vette(s):
1981 Red Interior White exterior

Joined: 4/18/2007
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Just got the emblem today from Corvette Pacifica and it looks perfect.  Fast shipping as well.

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Dave C..........My mantra: I can not be bought!!      Long and short term leases available.
In the words of Zora Arkus-Duntov "Is your seat belt fastened? Alright, Let's go"


Yeah, I know, Shut up Dave.
Lifetime Member #192


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