They are PLASTIC on the new trucks. My metal ones are some type of Pot Metal- not aluminum, with a blue cloisonne field for the wreath.
The White of the star is just paint
The plastic ones for the UHN and such just have blue plastic around the wreath, and the Star is "chrome". I probably have some photos.
Yep, the newer the truck, the cheaper the badge, but I think the price didn't
drop...it probably went up.
I was working at A Porsche Dealership in Newport Beach when the headlight "doors" (chrome trim rings) on the 911 went from chrome plated brass to plastic, and the price went went up then as well...
Sean, Thanks for the info. There might be a 3rd badge in the mix, of the earlier variety...the White of the star is cloisonne as well on that one, before it became paint, and before the paint became chrome plastic. I'll post a thread (go figure...) in a few days.
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