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Old 12-25-2013, 10:06 AM
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Chrome a painted grill?

Any idea what it would cost to chrome a painted grill and headlight bezels?

Used bright finish grills are going for $500 on Fleabay.
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$300 to $450 would be my guess. BlueovalFE got his grill and bezels done for $400 I think. That was in FtWorth TX; not sure of your location but it may be higher or lower.
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I'd say it's in the 4-500 range usually when I seen them done before. along with acouple price quotes I asked for from different chrome platers I called.
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There's a few things to consider when chroming. First the paint needs to be removed, any and all dents and dings and cracks will need to be repaired.
Most chroming shops will do all this for you. Just remember if any cracks are found they usually charge extra to fix.
All this is necessary when chroming because all imperfections will show up.
Depending on quality of chroming and shop used will determine cost.
A good guess depending on location, $300.00 - $700.00 This will be for all three pieces. Grille shell and headlight bezels.
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Boy ya know, I could swear there was someone who built a thread here in the last couple of weeks who wanted to trade his chrome grille for a paint to match one...............
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