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munch

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Chrome Work
« on: June 21, 2018, 10:52:47 AM »
I just got an estimate to chrome my grille shell at $1500 tp $2000, isn't that expensive?

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Re: Chrome Work
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2018, 12:11:19 PM »
chrome plating has gotten seriously nuts in last 5 years due to government regulations in the industry.

Price is always about the quality of the item to begin with , that you are handing too them . Less prep less price, more prep more price, that simple.

I think if you look it up your rad shell was originally nickel plated ?  I would make a post on the VCCA CHAT 1929--32 section, they have lots of experts willing to answer you.

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« Last Edit: June 21, 2018, 07:09:47 PM by madmike3434 »

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Re: Chrome Work
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2018, 12:39:32 PM »
I had my grille shell along with some other small parts for my 33 done a couple of years ago and it was more than that.  I had mine done at Paul's Chrome north of Pittsburgh Pa.  I was very happy with the results.  You could email pics of what you want done and they send you a quote.  Be sure to go with a company that has good reviews or you know someone that went there.  I had to learn the hard way.
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« Last Edit: June 21, 2018, 12:42:17 PM by TFoch »
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Re: Chrome Work
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2018, 06:37:09 PM »
One thing you may want to consider is that chrome plating process that I've seen where they do a whole car is seconds.  I think newer cars with plastic parts are done like that.  Where to find a company to do it and samples is another story. 

 


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