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Darker chrome..?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by BuzzardsGottaEat, May 1, 2011.

  1. May 1, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    I like color matched grills on most trucks but mine is red and I actually prefer the chrome to break up the lines.. I want to keep my badges and grill but the chrome is a little bright. (i know it sounds dumb ha like saying the chrome is too chrome) so has anyone ever seen a darker chrome? like either swapping the peices out or know of a way to tint it?
     
  2. May 1, 2011 at 6:18 PM
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    like a smoked chrome?
     
  3. May 1, 2011 at 6:24 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    yeah, exactly.. i don't think the word chrome would apply anymore if its darker ha but less silver more black of chrome.. if that makes any sense at all :notsure:
     
  4. May 1, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    like that?
     
  5. May 1, 2011 at 6:28 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    Exactly. very nice! any ideas anyone?
     
  6. May 1, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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  7. May 1, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    dwalden2 Your mom goes to college

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  8. May 1, 2011 at 6:40 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    i was actually at autozone like three hours ago :D buuuut idk if they have that there, i will look again after work tmrw
     
  9. May 1, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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    goodluck man! if they dont have that maybe like one or two coats of candy black? im not really sure but i bet they will have something close
     
  10. May 1, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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  11. May 1, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat [OP] "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    The video helped, thanks! I'm going to try it on my badges first, if that works, grill, if that works. mayyybe bumper? ha i tend to get carried away with these projects, i have to check myslef. THANKS AGAIN GUYS
     
  12. May 1, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    haha just backin each other up
     
  13. May 1, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    There's a finish called "Knight Chrome" that's darker than regular chrome.

    I had some knight chrome rims on my old Subie.

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