XS Special Side Emblem Comparo

zodc

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I've seen discussions about the side emblems from Mikes XS. I couldn't find a thread with a compare of the two. So, here's a side by side photo of a NOS right side emblem (2M0-21782-00-00) and one from Mikes XS. Just to be clear, the Mikes XS comes as a 2-set (pair) and they are left or right. The set also comes with the pin clamps (plate washers and spring nuts). I don't know if the OEM really matters left or right either but the item numbers are different. I'm going to use the Mikes XS set on my '80 XS Special.

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The OEM emblem is on top. Mikes XS is on bottom.

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OEM on the right. Mikes XS on the left.
As you can see, the OEM is plated and then painted (semi-gloss) black while Mikes XS is gloss black plastic with plated raised letters.

They both look great to me.
 
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