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Old 07-10-2011, 10:25 AM   #1
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Old 07-10-2011, 11:47 AM   #3
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ooo - chrome! I'd go for that.
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Old 07-10-2011, 12:38 PM   #4
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Old 07-10-2011, 04:15 PM   #5
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madmods,

You seem to have a good eye for these decisions so I wouldn't give much weight to my 0.02. Having said that, you can't go wrong with body color IMO. I also like the idea of a contrasting color. An example would be to pull from your wheels and go with an Arctic Silver or such. I personally like that better than chrome.

I went with Biarritz White to match my body color. I often think I should have gone GT Silver Metallic to match my wheels.


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do chrome. If you don't like it you can sell it easily.
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What mirrors do you have? Your clamshell needs to be adjusted.
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Are these even available in chrome?
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Old 07-12-2011, 02:07 PM   #11
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Are these even available in chrome?
Mark_T,

No, they aren't available in chrome. They are sold unpainted, but primed. I do have some painted sets that I'm selling from when I developed the product. I can also facilitate having them painted so they will arrive to you ready to install if anyone is interested.

As far as having a chrome appearance applied, it is possible, but tough to do. There are a couple of options as far as I can tell. 1) Use a rattle-can to spray on chrome paint. I've never done this, but have seen it done and it doesn't look very good IMO. 2) There is a spray-on chrome process that consists of a base that's sprayed onto the item followed by the chrome-appearing layer and finally a clear coat. This process looks pretty good. But, from the research I've done thus far it is very expensive. So I don't see either option as good right now, unfortunately.

If anyone has any other ideas please let me know.

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The best spray on chrome system seems to be the Alsa Killer Chrome system. I have seen their demo video and it looks simple to use but about $115.00 per kit.

It's also not clear if it's durable or if you lose gloss when clear coat is applied.

alsacorp.com has a video presentation.
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No, they aren't available in chrome. They are sold unpainted, but primed. I do have some painted sets that I'm selling from when I developed the product. I can also facilitate having them painted so they will arrive to you ready to install if anyone is interested.

As far as having a chrome appearance applied, it is possible, but tough to do. There are a couple of options as far as I can tell. 1) Use a rattle-can to spray on chrome paint. I've never done this, but have seen it done and it doesn't look very good IMO. 2) There is a spray-on chrome process that consists of a base that's sprayed onto the item followed by the chrome-appearing layer and finally a clear coat. This process looks pretty good. But, from the research I've done thus far it is very expensive. So I don't see either option as good right now, unfortunately.

If anyone has any other ideas please let me know.

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Metalizing is a process of aluminum coating od plastics that's been used forever. Makes the nice, shiney,hard surface that you see on most "fake" chrome.
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Old 07-13-2011, 05:08 PM   #14
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kpm,

Thanks for the link. They have a lot of interesting products, with many seemingly DIY friendly. I'm not setup to do this type of work, but would consider farming it out under the right circumstances.


blue200s,

Thanks for mentioning metalizing, a process I didn't know about. A quick search turned up a lot of hits that I can research.

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are these still available ? where to order?

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