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      Attn: R-Design owners ... (& other XC60 owners) ... your thoughts please...

      i never cared for the bold blue volvo emblem on the front grill... therefore i created something a bit different and more muted...

      your thoughts and opinions (still in the preliminary stages... an exact overlay fit with be assured).







      cheers!
      Last edited by andrew sport; 07-22-2011 at 06:23 AM.
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      Good job on the logo, but too much "R-Design" going on in the front grille for me, hehe!
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      Redundant, Andrew. Plus, as someone who works for Volvo, I do not like the "defacing" of the main logo..
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      Quote Originally Posted by PureDrive07 View Post
      Good job on the logo, but too much "R-Design" going on in the front grille for me, hehe!
      ~ kinda had the same thoughts... one or the other.

      perhaps i will reverse the colors in the volvo logo to a more muted silver background with blue letters.
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      Quote Originally Posted by GrecianVolvo View Post
      Redundant, Andrew. Plus, as someone who works for Volvo, I do not like the "defacing" of the main logo..
      I have to agree with Grecian. From reading these forums I generally like how you customize things, Andrew, but I've never understood the whole "de-badging/re-badging" thing that some enthusiasts like to do to their vehicles. (It was really pervasive over on the Acura enthusiasts forums where I've been active as an Acura owner the past few years.) OK, so it makes your car stand out from the crowd a little, but I say, wear your car's badges with pride and find other ways to customize.
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      It is good to see you working with elements of badging; I have never been unhappy with the front R-Design badge on my XC60, but do wish they had badged it in the back as well.
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      As a trademark lawyer, I just can't help thinking, "Eek!" Lol! I've learned a lot about cars and love of cars on this site.

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      Quote Originally Posted by lfanc View Post
      As a trademark lawyer, I just can't help thinking, "Eek!" Lol! I've learned a lot about cars and love of cars on this site.
      ~ lol - as a trademark lawyer... one could have their hands full by just visiting ebay daily.
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      the front end might be interesting without the angled sash and just the round centered logo (Volvo or R-Design) but go without the smaller R-Design badge if you go with RD front and center.

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      ~ how about this option? the reverse of color of the oem emblem?



      still working on an exact fit.
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      Just wondering how are you printing these?
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      I prefer the original Volvo logo, but this second change would be better than the large R design logo IMO.
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      I'd love to see that in Red...to match my Passion Red.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Jazx83 View Post
      Just wondering how are you printing these?
      ~ the decals are made by a process called thermal imagining and produced by a professional graphics company. the vinyl like material is made from oracal and is designed for outdoor signs. the product has a 5 year plus life span for wear. it's extremely durable yet pliable enough to wrap or contour edges and is adhesive backed. great stuff.
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      Quote Originally Posted by andrew sport View Post
      ~ the decals are made by a process called thermal imagining and produced by a professional graphics company. the vinyl like material is made from oracal and is designed for outdoor signs. the product has a 5 year plus life span for wear. it's extremely durable yet pliable enough to wrap or contour edges and is adhesive backed. great stuff.
      Solid! I'm highly thinking about de-badgeing my XC60 before winter arrives again. Not having a R-Design, I think maybe just a T6 on the front would be nice.
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      Quote Originally Posted by MERKIN View Post
      I'd love to see that in Red...to match my Passion Red.
      +1

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      Originally Posted by MERKIN

      I'd love to see that in Red...to match my Passion Red.

      +2

      And I too would like to see a decent option for R Design badging on the rear.

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      ~ front window tint 35%, full clear bra, dust-free ceramic brake pads, rear spacers 15mm h&r, silvervision bulbs, front fogs, debadged ~

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      would like to see just the 'R' logo centered on a blue background!

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      I like the first design if you could remove the other r design badge. The Volvo looks good too but the font size is too small. Needs 10-15% larger. It should fill more of the rectangular space.

      EDIT: didn't realize how old op's original post was!
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