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Old 06-06-2013, 01:17 PM
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Has anyone tried attaching the "Flag Logos" to the headrest using some sort of glue adhesive ? maybe an epoxy or fabric glue ? just curious.
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no. I had posed this question some time back. Finally decided to have them done professionally, by Speed Lingerie out of San Francisco.
They have vendors licensed to embroider the logos onto head rest covers back east. (There is a problem with licensing so many vendors can't do it)...The covers are $259.00 app $90.00 for the embroidery work and back to them for fit and then to you. Turn around time 4-5wks. Mine are for a 2005 C6 Hopefully they'll be here soon. They will not fit all years so best to call them if you don't have a problem spending the cash.
another forum member, "Don Vette" has them on his C6 and they look awesome. check out his ride!! He told me about Speed lingerie. The guy to talk with is Richard. Nice guy and very helpful!!
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Why spend all that money on a head rest cover ?? Just go to GM parts mart and buy the upper seat cover with the proper logo and replace your old one with this one. It is a OEM replacement. That's what I did and it looks great.
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Why spend all that money on a head rest cover ?? Just go to GM parts mart and buy the upper seat cover with the proper logo and replace your old one with this one. It is a OEM replacement. That's what I did and it looks great.
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Old 06-06-2013, 03:07 PM
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A local embroiderer might do it if they aren't too worried about licensing. Had a similar issue with jacket I was having made. They were a bit apprehensive but 'might' do some. I ended up buying licensed patches and used those. I'm much happier with the look of patches rather than chenille. You could order some patches and have them sewn to the headrests. I think this would look good.
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Originally Posted by Johnathon59 View Post
Has anyone tried attaching the "Flag Logos" to the headrest using some sort of glue adhesive ? maybe an epoxy or fabric glue ? just curious.
me too just curious , it would be nice to be able to glue them
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Old 06-06-2013, 03:14 PM
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Glue ?? What do you think will happen if you park your Vette out in the sun on a hot day ?
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I have looked at this from every
angle. Buy the bolsters from
GM. No other way to be OEM.

Imagine glue or needles on
your leather.
One of my tries.
Sell em to ya...


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Old 06-06-2013, 03:23 PM
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GMPARTSHOUSE has the embroidered set priced at $334.97/pair. Since my left seat outside bolster is showing some wear when it really bothers me this is the way I''l go. Just my .02
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in 2002 i crazy glued the "last of the breed" emblems on my WS6 trans-am headrests. They came out perfect and did not look out of place. If the emblem contours the headrest without any gaps crazy glue or gorilla glue would work fine, and last. Just make sure you measure exactly cause once you glue it cant be moved without residue on permanently, and make sure you dont put too much glue so when you press it comes out the sides of the emblem caue you wont be able to get it off....
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PS why don't you try double sided 3m tape for a few weeks to see if you like it. I doubt the tape would leave marks if you take it off carefully...
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Originally Posted by Jimmy52 View Post
no. I had posed this question some time back. Finally decided to have them done professionally, by Speed Lingerie out of San Francisco.
They have vendors licensed to embroider the logos onto head rest covers back east. (There is a problem with licensing so many vendors can't do it)...The covers are $259.00 app $90.00 for the embroidery work and back to them for fit and then to you. Turn around time 4-5wks. Mine are for a 2005 C6 Hopefully they'll be here soon. They will not fit all years so best to call them if you don't have a problem spending the cash.
another forum member, "Don Vette" has them on his C6 and they look awesome. check out his ride!! He told me about Speed lingerie. The guy to talk with is Richard. Nice guy and very helpful!!
the factory original seat covers are cheaper than that with the crossed flags logo!why drive yourself foolish trying to copy something that looks like crap when the original is cheaper
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I would go with OEM seatback covers w/flags
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Originally Posted by irok View Post
the factory original seat covers are cheaper than that with the crossed flags logo!why drive yourself foolish trying to copy something that looks like crap when the original is cheaper

because I can
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I would just use my embroidery machine if I was doing them, no glue....
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I used crossed flag stickers I purchased on ebay normally used for the wheel center caps. Mine stuck on just fine and look great.
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I put some stitched patches on mine with super glue in 2008 and I have never had any problems, they look factory, just don't use so much glue it squeezes out onto the seat but enough to coat the entire patch make sure they are centerd on the head rest..only one chance to get it right.....
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Originally Posted by 08 ATOMIC-Z View Post
I would just use my embroidery machine if I was doing them, no glue....
Do you have a hand held embroider
you can take to the car? That would
be a true alternative.
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Don't use gorilla glue 'cause it is designed to foam up as it cures. It comes out all around the edges. What a mess!
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Originally Posted by DS Vettes

Although we do not do the embroidered logos on seats, we do offer a logo thermal transfer which can be put on the headrest. It is a suede-like finish and the same size as the embroidered logos. Additionally, it comes in different border colors (red, black, blue, yellow, ect.) This logo transfer is a GM licensed product.

Give us a call if interested

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