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A local American car enthusiast contacted us recently about his restoration project of a classic Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am 6.6 litre.

With this beast being from the early 1970s, the distinctive graphics kits are no longer available and had to be re-created from scratch. We and the client did spot some cheap-looking kits on the internet, but none seemed to be of sufficient quality or fit-for-purpose.

Prior to the car’s re-spray at a local body shop, we photographed, colour-tested and measured all the existing graphics and decals.

Then onto the artwork, as our skilled illustrators painstakingly redrew every element of the original graphics.

The self-adhesive vinyl material selected was our high-quality cast film. The graphics were printed at high resolution, laminated with a matching cast clear film, then contour cut on our wide-format plotter.

The resprayed vehicle arrived at the studio and once undercover it was thoroughly degreased and cleaned.

The vinyl graphics were expertly applied over the course of the day – to complete the restoration of this classic vehicle.

Blackpool Signs & Graphics Ltd. are experts in vehicle graphics. Check out their gallery of work here…

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John has over 22 years of experience in the signs and graphics sector. John began his career in signage in 1998 after leaving college where he gained a National Diploma in graphic design. John has a wealth of all-round expertise and knowledge and has worked in many roles within the signage industry. As well as being an experienced graphic designer, John is an experienced sign manufacturer and vehicle wrap installer.