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Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:52 pm

Hi,
Does anyone have any experience of buying these stickers from anywhere?
I was thinking of getting some from DMB graphics, has anyone got any feedback?
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby stevemarl » Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:27 pm

No personal experience but they do, I think, claim to be officially licensed by Ford. Been going a few years too.

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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:45 pm

stevemarl wrote:they do, I think, claim to be officially licensed by Ford. Been going a few years too.

Thanks Steve,
I thought that was the case, and I have heard elsewhere that their merchandise is of good quality.
I am just a little hesitant to buy from them as when I emailed them to ask a question, I never received a reply. That always puts me off buying from someone!
That's why I just wanted to check what experiences other people have had, just to make sure.
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby stevemarl » Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:49 pm

peers.dupp wrote:when I emailed them to ask a question, I never received a reply. That always puts me off buying from someone!

Absolutely! It`s very poor - but then, our local council does the same!!

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Postby pbar » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:10 pm

Lack of a reply gets my goat too. But then again, I always wonder if they receive it, spam filters, cyberspace problems, tech issues, accidental deletion, could be lots of reasons why they don't receive them. Pick up the phone instead, that method worked for decades.

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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:24 pm

Hi,
pbar wrote:Pick up the phone instead

But it's 2014!

Seriously though, that is good advice. However, if I buy from them through their website, I want to know that they will respond!
As I will be spending the princely sum of £8.50, I want to be sure that I'm doing the right thing!

pbar wrote:Lack of a reply gets my goat too.


It's one of my many pet hates. If a seller can't be bothered to respond to a potential customer, what chance is there of decent after-sales care?

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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby 2litreScapri » Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:03 pm

DMB Graphics in my opinion are great. They do some really good quality stickers. I purchased some Ford wheel centre stickers & after 4 years they still look great. As for custom graphics, I'm sure they can accommodate.

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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:35 pm

Hi,
2litreScapri wrote:DMB Graphics in my opinion are great. They do some really good quality stickers. I purchased some Ford wheel centre stickers & after 4 years they still look great. As for custom graphics, I'm sure they can accommodate.

Thanks, that's what I was hoping to hear! :) I'll give them a try.
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri Mar 21, 2014 9:54 am

Hi,
Thanks everyone for your replies.
I took the plunge and can confirm that, contrary to my fears, both the quality of the stickers and the service is first class.
I've even found some pics on Google of a genuine Motorcraft battery of that era that indicate the positions of the stickers.
Should be an easy enough job. I'm supposed to be decorating this week, but I keep finding all these excuses to escape into the garage for a while!
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri Mar 21, 2014 1:40 pm

Hi,
These are the battery stickers:
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Battery before:
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Et Voila:
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby coyb1878 » Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:12 pm

I think thats pretty cool. Nice one :cool:

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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri Mar 21, 2014 10:32 pm

Hi,
coyb1878 wrote:I think thats pretty cool. Nice one :cool:

Thanks for your kind comments. I agree!
I know the purists will say that it looks nothing like a Motorcraft battery, but it brightens up the engine bay so I'm happy!
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby atomic4 » Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:57 pm

Battery's looking good there!. :applaud:

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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby stevemarl » Sat Mar 22, 2014 12:09 am

peers.dupp wrote:I know the purists will say that it looks nothing like a Motorcraft battery

That`d be impossible as the period ones were a sort of whiteish translucent plastic (which i`ve never seen since.)
That is as good as you`ll get!!

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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:16 am

Thanks for your kind comments, guys!
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby dan the capri fan » Sun Mar 23, 2014 1:39 am

these are good if you want to go properly anal with originality :D
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:48 am

Hi,
dan the capri fan wrote:these are good if you want to go properly anal with originality :D

Well, I wouldn't go that far, it just brightens up the engine bay a bit. 8-)
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Rosso Russ » Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:07 am

Tremendous Andrew!!! I shall be following suit after this thread :-)
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:36 am

Hi,
Russ2.8i wrote:Tremendous Andrew!!! I shall be following suit after this thread :-)

Thank you for your kind comment, Russell. The battery stickers will be the perfect finishing touch on your beauty. 8-) Hope to see some pics soon!
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Re: Motorcraft battery stickers

Postby Rosso Russ » Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:57 pm

Thanks Andrew, much appreciated :-) I plan to replace the battery with a square terminal one as mine has a round post battery - when that's done the stickers will be on!! Think ill buy the stickers now anyway after seeing how amazing yours looks :-)
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