Tailgate lettering on ALTO BLUE

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Okay, this will be the first time I have an embossed tailgate that you can't debadge. Part of me says don't highlight it. The other part says it looks cool with the lettering a different color, but that defeats debadging.

I'll admit, I'm color blind and I'm not able to mix colors all that well. So, I a couple questions for all the Alto Blue buyers:

1. Will you be putting the vinyl lettering in the tailgate imprint to highlight the MAVERICK name?

2. If so, what color vinyl will you put with the Alto Blue?

3. If, not, why not? I only ask because I ALWAYS debadge my vehicles and I can't on this one.

FYI: Thinking about replacing the Ford Oval with an American Flag Oval WITHOUT the Ford name.
The wife thinks the lettering should be Red.

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Okay, this will be the first time I have an embossed tailgate that you can't debadge. Part of me says don't highlight it. The other part says it looks cool with the lettering a different color, but that defeats debadging.

I'll admit, I'm color blind and I'm not able to mix colors all that well. So, I a couple questions for all the Alto Blue buyers:

1. Will you be putting the vinyl lettering in the tailgate imprint to highlight the MAVERICK name?

2. If so, what color vinyl will you put with the Alto Blue?

3. If, not, why not? I only ask because I ALWAYS debadge my vehicles and I can't on this one.

FYI: Thinking about replacing the Ford Oval with an American Flag Oval WITHOUT the Ford name.
The wife thinks the lettering should be Red.

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If my wife has her way it would be Orange, since shes a Auburn fan. 🤣
 

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I’m thinking the silver letters from the accessories catalog. Not 100% convinced yet
 

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I have red lettering on my 2019 Ranger (velocity blue) - I think it looks good, but it would probably stand out too much on Alto. That and the smaller lettering (given there are more letters...) might look cluttered with any brighter colors on Alto. I do think though that a dark finish, maybe gunmetal, or even a lighter brushed metal might look really good.
 

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4. Duct tape over the tailgate imprint just like the duct tape I use on…. Never mind.
 

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I'm back and forth on whether I'd want to add lettering since I like the subdued look of the debossed letters. However, when I see a Taco with vinyl lettering on a deboss I also think it looks good. I'm getting an Area51 Mav, so different boat.

For Alto I'm not sure what would work best. Orange would be neat. My designer gut says a lighter blue would look great, though. Here's a color scheme example:

https://www.canva.com/colors/color-palettes/mermaid-lagoon/
 

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Yes... Rapid Red FE black TBL letter insets
 
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Thinking either Matt black or Gator orange... when I pick up the truck I'll test with both colors...
 

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Kind of depends on your wheels. I would favor a black lettering with black wheels or a SS look maybe with bright wheels.
I am still not set on black or ss lettering. I am going to wait and see how it looks on another Maverick first.
 

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Okay, this will be the first time I have an embossed tailgate that you can't debadge. Part of me says don't highlight it. The other part says it looks cool with the lettering a different color, but that defeats debadging.

I'll admit, I'm color blind and I'm not able to mix colors all that well. So, I a couple questions for all the Alto Blue buyers:

1. Will you be putting the vinyl lettering in the tailgate imprint to highlight the MAVERICK name?

2. If so, what color vinyl will you put with the Alto Blue?

3. If, not, why not? I only ask because I ALWAYS debadge my vehicles and I can't on this one.

FYI: Thinking about replacing the Ford Oval with an American Flag Oval WITHOUT the Ford name.
The wife thinks the lettering should be Red.

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I would order the chrome colored letters for your tailgate and keep ALL of those badges because everything will match up fine.

Yes, I ordered black colored letters for my velocity blue/FX4 tailgate.
 
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Kind of depends on your wheels. I would favor a black lettering with black wheels or a SS look maybe with bright wheels.
I am still not set on black or ss lettering. I am going to wait and see how it looks on another Maverick first.
Getting the 18" Black Painted Wheels on the Lariat.
 
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