(Topic ID: 197864)

Where to buy "good" taxi topper decals?


By Oldschool77

3 years ago



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  • Taxi Williams, 1988
#1 3 years ago

Has anyone purchased reproduction topper decals for their Taxi where the black is actually black when it's lit not translucent? And if so where from?

I bought a set from classic arcades for my last taxi and they looked great until i turned the game on and then they were translucent/light gray. And that was with stock incandescent bulbs up there. I contacted Marco and they stated that the ones they stock are also translucent'ish when lit. My topper is OEM and not yellow or cracked, but the main decal is a little beat up/scratched up. I'll touch it up with black paint before i remove it and replace it with an inferior reproduction again.

#2 3 years ago
Quoted from Oldschool77:

Has anyone purchased reproduction topper decals for their Taxi where the black is actually black when it's lit not translucent? And if so where from?
I bought a set from classic arcades for my last taxi and they looked great until i turned the game on and then they were translucent/light gray. And that was with stock incandescent bulbs up there. I contacted Marco and they stated that the ones they stock are also translucent'ish when lit. My topper is OEM and not yellow or cracked, but the main decal is a little beat up/scratched up. I'll touch it up with black paint before i remove it and replace it with an inferior reproduction again.

if you can't find a better decal place a second decal over the first one this will double the thickness of the black. apply with a wet method so you can align .

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