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Old 01-11-2019, 05:24 AM
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Old 01-11-2019, 07:45 AM
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its pretty close. almost every repro label uses wrong fonts most times. Its always the G, K, and Q that stick out the most.
Especially the G in General Motors air cleaner decals.
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Old 01-11-2019, 08:18 AM
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The spacing between the boxes is larger on the bottom one and the checkered flag looks different, but it might only be the camera angle.
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Old 01-11-2019, 09:32 AM
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I noticed the 7s are different fonts..
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Old 01-11-2019, 10:20 AM
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is one of them factory and one of them not?
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Old 01-11-2019, 10:37 AM
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So there are a ton of differences, here are just a few:
Font and boldness
Spacing between fonts and spacing on left edge
Trim around flags
Flag design is different
Silver areas are more raised
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Old 01-11-2019, 11:23 AM
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Other specifics about the fonts and spacing:

On the top example, the words "cubic inches" are longer than the word "horsepower". On the bottom example, horsepower is longer than cubic inches.

On the top the zero in "460" is over the first zero in "11.00:1". On the bottom the zero in 460 is over the second zero in 11.00:1.

just like with repro paperwork, they can get it close, but not perfect.
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The font makes it look "off" as others have pointed out.
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Lettering isn't bold like the original, different font and even the numbers are a different font

take the 427

the 4: edges are sharp on one, flattened on the other where lines meet
the 2: the first one is curved on the lower body from midpoint, the second is more a straight line from midpoint to bottom left edge
the 7: no curve from the right top to the bottom left

im not bothering with the rest, its just all wrong, now the letters are close, you have to pretty much have them side-by-side to notice, the lettering tho, you can tell that a mile away

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