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Old 01-31-2013, 08:05 AM   #1
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Has anyone tried using this on anything chrome? I'm thinking of trying it on my wheels. I've kind of decided I want a dark chrome look for them instead of just black, so this has my interest as it says it's a translucent grey.

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Old 01-31-2013, 09:11 AM   #2
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This is what I'm putting on my truck...
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:42 AM   #3
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Those are pretty sharp. I was going to try the DupliColor Shadow, but I've heard from a couple people that it starts to fade to a green color over time. That "black chrome" is the look I like. Someone gave me a link to a video of the PlastiDip Smoke being put on a chrome grille. I wasn't impressed. I think I'll just go with the regular black until I'm ready for a set of wheels.
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Old 03-02-2013, 06:38 PM   #4
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How's the truck look with those rims? Any pics... I was looking at those two. Looking for stock look with black plated chrome..
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:55 PM   #5
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I used black chrome on my aluminum rims and it didn't turn out very good. Went back and redid then and clearcoated them. Still not happy with the results.
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:03 AM   #7
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I actually found a video on youtube of someone using it on a chrome grille. I wasn't too impressed with the results. I think I'm going to with regular black plasti-dip at some point. And probably paint the calipers, as well while I have the wheels off. I'm working on my airbox lid right now. I got an extra one for cheap. I've got the lid primed and just letting it set for a few days to make sure the primer is good and cured to the plastic. The can said up to five days to achieve maximum adhesion to plastic. I'll start adding color this weekend, I think.
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