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Old 01-25-2018, 08:58 AM
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Does anyone have a source for a good, matching, carbon flash stinger for cheaper than OEM?
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Mike at Vettestripes.com was great. Emailed him on a Sunday night and he replied in less than 10 minutes. Good prices too!
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Man, so expensive for a piece of vinyl. Tempted to just buy carbon flash vinyl and some knife tape, but I'm lazy haha.

Thanks for the recommendations!
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Man, so expensive for a piece of vinyl. Tempted to just buy carbon flash vinyl and some knife tape, but I'm lazy haha.

Thanks for the recommendations!
Thatís exactly what I did. Cost me like $20 for the vinyl, and couple bucks for the knifless tape. Turned out perfect!
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Thatís exactly what I did. Cost me like $20 for the vinyl, and couple bucks for the knifless tape. Turned out perfect!
Hmmmm, might still go this route then....
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Man, so expensive for a piece of vinyl. Tempted to just buy carbon flash vinyl and some knife tape, but I'm lazy haha.

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The JAKE Stinger is ridiculous $200 plus..But it looks the best.If you are a race freak.Just another CORVETTE Thing gotta have..
Price,HA Duplication,Not the same




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Thatís exactly what I did. Cost me like $20 for the vinyl, and couple bucks for the knifless tape. Turned out perfect!
I did the same and it came out great, even did my top.


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The JAKE Stinger is ridiculous $200 plus..But it looks the best.If you are a race freak.Just another CORVETTE Thing gotta have..
Price,HA Duplication,Not the same



That's actually the plan! But on the cheap. Ordered this on fleabay in matte black, which I'll then throw on a carbon flash stinger. Will be a little more unique and only a fifth of the price haha.


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That's actually the plan! But on the cheap. Ordered this on fleabay in matte black, which I'll then throw on a carbon flash stinger. Will be a little more unique and only a fifth of the price haha.


The GM One is a 2 in one design.The Jake looks like it is separate from the CF Back round.It is not.It is a single sticker. Ebay ones are usually a full skull head.Probably cause of copy writes.So going ebay your stacking stickers?
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The GM One is a 2 in one design.The Jake looks like it is separate from the CF Back round.It is not.It is a single sticker. Ebay ones are usually a full skull head.Probably cause of copy writes.So going ebay your stacking stickers?
I'm aware. Wasn't paying $250 for the GM sticker, though. The one I posted is the one I bought. Just chop off the top of the head, and yea, stack 'em. If I decide I like it a lot, someday maybe I'll put down the cash on the OEM. I mean, currently this is my daily driver, so yea... Probably will trade up to a Z or at least a GS once I'm not daily-ing it, then I'd be 100% putting down the cash.

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I bought this OEM Z06 stinger from a forum member and installed it yesterday






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What's the rough size of the Stinger? LxW?
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I bought this OEM Z06 stinger from a forum member and installed it yesterday






The first picture I think is a painted stinger based on the painted black trim around the hood vent.
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Try gmpartsdirect.com gmpartscenter.net or gmpartsnow.com
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The first picture I think is a painted stinger based on the painted black trim around the hood vent.
yes that is a painted stinger, my mistake for posting that picture
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What's the rough size of the Stinger? LxW?
2'x2' vinyl will do it.
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The first picture someone posted is actually on my Hood (shark gray). I ordered the entire kit from Mike at VetteStripes. I will never regret placing this decal on as it was a nice change for my taste. The entire kit was like 600 bucks but I imagine the hood decal would be much cheaper. It was actually 2 pieces for the hood. The solid piece of carbon flash then the second piece that was the skull in Matt black. I chose this one over the OEM due to wanting the c7 eyes more pronounced.
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Matte black Jake was delivered last week. 3M metallic black 2x5 vinyl and knife tape came today. Also waiting on a colorflip vinyl to see if I will like it. It goes from black to gold, but has purple and blue in the middle of the transition. Will have to see what it looks like in person, but I'll probably stick with the metallic black.
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