[Spridgets] stripes

cclabaw at juno.com cclabaw at juno.com
Wed Sep 10 11:32:41 MDT 2008

Try <http://www.racerpartswholesale.com/>, they have pre-cut roundels and

Clay L.
'67 Sprite

-- Mike/Donna Carpenter <mail4carpenters at peoplepc.com> wrote:
I would like to obtain vinyl for making white and black meatballs and also
some sheets of the vinyl for cutting numbers out.  Does anyone know where I
can buy this vinyl?


Mike C

-----Original Message-----
>From: David Booker <tncarnut1 at yahoo.com>
>Sent: Sep 10, 2008 6:40 AM
>To: lindalnhvt at nhvt.net, Frank Clarici <spritenut at comcast.net>
>Cc: spridgets at autox.team.net
>Subject: Re: [Spridgets] stripes
>For what it's worth, I've seen Frank's Bugeye a couple of times and had no
>idea the stripes were't painted on.  They look great.  I've painted on
>before and they are a bear to get right.  (at least for somebody like me who
>does't paint cars all the time)  The fact that you're asking the question on
>how to do it suggests that you're in the same boat experience-wise.  Go with
>Frank's suggestion.
> - David
>'71 Midget
>Long Island
>--- On Tue, 9/9/08, Frank Clarici <spritenut at comcast.net> wrote:
>From: Frank Clarici <spritenut at comcast.net>
>Subject: Re: [Spridgets] stripes
>To: lindalnhvt at nhvt.net
>Cc: spridgets at autox.team.net
>Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 9:13 PM
>lindalnhvt at nhvt.net wrote:
>> I have a newly painted (today) leaf green bugeye. Before I start to put
>> everything back on, I'm giving serious consideration to stripes, wide
>> like the red on silver ones on an earlier post, but perhaps Old English
>> White on the Leaf Green.  My question is--- how do you get clean edges?  I
>> had someone paint Shelby stripes on my 66 Mustang fastback, and I helped
>> apply the tape, but I don't remember what kind if tape we used.
>> Also, if you paint the stripes, how do you rough up the new paint only
>> where the stripes are intended to go?
>> Thanks.
>Kevin and I have stick on stripes that my Dad made.
>Mine are Oyster white (close to OEW) on a blue Bugeye,
>5 years now and no problems with the stripes.
>With his vinyl, you spray windex on the body, position the stripes, use
>a credit card to get any bubbles out, and when the windex is dry, the
>stripes are permanent. A heat gun is supposed to remove them if you
>change your mind.
>Let me know if you want to go this route, I'll give you his email and
>you can deal directly with him.
>Frank Clarici

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