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Old May 13th, 2019, 06:51 AM
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Typing the VIN number on a door tag

Coming done to the last few things that need to be done. One of which is getting my VIN number typed on the door tag/decal. Need someone that can do it please.

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Old May 15th, 2019, 06:08 PM
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They make vinyl printers for making your own decals. I imagine you would have to find someone with such a printer to put the numbers on the decal. Anyway someone with such a printer and experience could answer your question better.
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Old May 15th, 2019, 06:31 PM
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Tony,
I did mine on my inkjet printer a few years back. Somewhere I have a file of pictures of originals I saved from cars on eBay, etc. From those pictures I decided on the font & size. I then printed it to thin paper, where I could lay it over the sticker & make sure it was lined up correctly. Finally I taped the sticker to a piece of paper in the proper location and ran it through the printer.
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Old May 15th, 2019, 07:02 PM
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Tony,
I did mine on my inkjet printer a few years back. Somewhere I have a file of pictures of originals I saved from cars on eBay, etc. From those pictures I decided on the font & size. I then printed it to thin paper, where I could lay it over the sticker & make sure it was lined up correctly. Finally I taped the sticker to a piece of paper in the proper location and ran it through the printer.
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Get yourself an old-school typewriter..... correct font, easy to do.
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I know now this is an old thread but according to his profile Carshinebob was logged in earlier today. I would reach out to him. Let us know how it works out because this is something I need to do pretty soon too.
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Old May 16th, 2019, 04:40 AM
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I have to wonder about using a regular inkjet printer for making decals. If it was that simple I don't see the need for a special printer for that purpose. They may use a different ink that is more permanent for that application or more compatible for the vinyl.
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I had my door tag done by a guy on evilbay who used the original font..don’t think you can do that on an inkjet.
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