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Royal Bobcat Decal Placement

Does anyone here know the proper placement for the Royal Bobcat decals (on a 1969 GTO)?

SPecifically these 2.
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Your 1st picture was introduced in 1962. Prior to the GTO some of these were found on the doors where the original 1962 Grand Prix decal was located which is where the Bobcat's looks was developed from.

GTO era cars according to Jim Wangers were put either on the fenders or the sail panel (C pillar). Convertibles would be on the fender. Location would be up to the owner of the car.

Your 2nd picture, a 1966 design, again up to the owner, but most were on the vent window. My 3rd picture show this and this one is an original one, notice the picture you provided is slightly different in many small details.

The 2nd picture if from a member's car on this forum (I believe).
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To give some more history, there were other Bobcat decals as well. This 1st picture show the 1965 Bobcat decal, comparing the true original one on the right side and the reproduction on the left side.

The 1966 decal is the 3rd picture in the previous post.

The 2nd picture is the 1967 Bobcat decal.
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i saw a few photos of a '69 bobcat awhile ago. they were on the fenders. not sure if that was correct or not. my '64 in the late '70s had only one emblem on the drivers side trunk lid opposite the gto emblem, because it had a black vinyl top.
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i saw a few photos of a '69 bobcat awhile ago. they were on the fenders. not sure if that was correct or not. my '64 in the late '70s had only one emblem on the drivers side trunk lid opposite the gto emblem, because it had a black vinyl top.
Like where the Judge Decal would go?

The trunk lid one was where the Hurst one goes?
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Thanks but I can't tell where it is from that pic...
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Look at the next picture, it is on the rear window half way up next to the C pillar.

I am really surprised Royal still had those stickers by 1969 considering the 1967 stickers would have or should have replaced them. Most cars from that era had the Royal Pontiac License plate frames instead.
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Thank you. Seems like they might have gone on in various places at various times.
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Thank you. Seems like they might have gone on in various places at various times.
True. And consider this: If no one on here can tell you the "correct" to-the-fraction-of-an-inch location, chances are no one else can either. Back in 69 people were more interested in how the cars ran than they were with "correct" to the micro-inch location of all the stickers, decals, paint marks, etc.

I'll be that the folks at Royal Pontiac just eyeballed where things went and did whatever looked good to them at the time.

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