Getting some chrome redone....

Exterior, Paint & Bodywork

  1. GBsPanhead

    GBsPanhead Active Member

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    This was the worse piece. Chrome guys advised against it. Part was too far gone they thought. But did say it would look better, but couldn't guarantee I would be happy. Picked part up today....I was happy! Chromers were impressed too! lol

    Not like we can just go on ebay and order up this trim piece. Paid 100 bucks, but really didn't have a choice. This was an eye sore on the rear of the car.

    Taking mirrors, and maybe a little trim around vent windows that is pitted, to get chromed. Rest of chrome isn't pitted thankfully.

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    LocuMob Fluid Technician with a hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Looks good, I'd say it was well worth it. I'll I'm at that point where the money doesn't bother me too bad, it's the getting the money part!
     
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    Looks good! Who did you use?
     
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    These guys....in Huntington Park. Family owned. Nice people. Took two weeks.

    Not too far from you.


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    rexus31 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Sweet, thanks! I've been looking for a new chrome shop. Do you know if they do the plating on premises?
     
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    I believe so. I worked with a young guy/kid....Esteban. He showed me part of the shop. They were grinding and prepping some bumpers. This place is packed with projects...from very small trim pieces to bumpers. Not many places around that can do small orders anymore. I got the impression they did it all in-house. All sorts of Chevy lowrider parts. When I dropped of my little piece 2 weeks ago, couple guys were dropping off what looked like to be all the chrome from some old lowriders, and again today, more people picking up and dropping off. I'm happy with their work, and fairly close to Whittier.
     
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    Also, only open 9-4 M-F, no weekends
     
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    LocuMob Fluid Technician with a hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Wow! It takes six months minimum for the chrome up here, but I'm also talking bumpers. Still, that seems very timely.
     
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    I just saw they have an ebay store too. Not sure if can post link to their store, but from their website can get to it.
     
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    I would have thought that piece had no future but the scrap heap! Amazing results and only for $100??? Near Whittier sounds great too. I will try them out. Thanks for the tip!
     
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