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Old 24th June 2007, 00:48   #1
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Any idea where chrome paint is available and also its approximate prices?!
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Is this wht you mean by chrome paint?

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in the above car there is no paint it is the metal which is treated that way....
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Dagnabit, now I'm going to want to paint my car this colour (or lack thereof) all over again. I'd finally gotten rid of my fixation for chrome paint. Gordy, didja really have to?!
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Since I no longer have a car or bike, I shall paint my body in that manner.
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Since I no longer have a car or bike, I shall paint my body in that manner.
then your skin will have to be peeled off to make it shine...Just joking

Guys the above car has no layer of paint on it ...it is the surface which is treated..
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Are you sure? Because these guys, and these, both seem to sell chrome paint.
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Do you know what the process is called?

I really like the way the SL looks and was googling for more information but couldnt find anything.
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Are you sure? Because these guys, and these, both seem to sell chrome paint.
The painjobs on those sites are a lot shinier than this one. The finiah on the SL is more dull which IMO looks a lot better.
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If there ever was a 'matt chrome', it is what this SL posseses.

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Iv seen similar paintjobs on the concept m5 and mclaren f1 cars




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Are you sure? Because these guys, and these, both seem to sell chrome paint.
In the above Merc there is no paint, the body is polished so much that the metal is made smooth and it looks like it is painted..

but the link you pasted is also true but not like the above case...the link which you showed is the one we have on logos and othere shiny places...
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You guys remind me of these old WWII Land Rover taxis we have in Darjeeling that have somewhat similar "paint jobs" - basically no paint, just shiny aluminium. It looks one helluva lot of macho, particularly on an old Land Rover. Is there anyone here who has seen them? Regret I don't have the picture
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The painjobs on those sites are a lot shinier than this one. The finiah on the SL is more dull which IMO looks a lot better.
I can find out some details & post tomorrow.

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Iv seen similar paintjobs on the concept m5 and mclaren f1 cars
The colour on the M5 is completely different & is called Shadow Chrome. Evidently it is only done by one man at M-Power (he's the only expert!) & takes him an awful lot of time to do it.
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Old 24th June 2007, 13:20   #15
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Is this wht you mean by chrome paint?
Yup. But what I really want was this kind of shine (Chrome Paint)



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Are you sure? Because these guys, and these, both seem to sell chrome paint.
v1p3r, could you please check the availability and rates in Mumbai?!

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I can find out some details & post tomorrow.
Please.
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