Great Deal on Chroming Grill and other plastic parts

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  1. gdemopesq

    gdemopesq MOTOR CITY MAV

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    I was going to the chromer to chrome my Cougar tail light grills and asked if they chromed plastic. They didnt but gave the number of a place 15 minutes from me that did. I called them for a quote. They gave me one over the phone. Incredible price-$46.00 to chrome the Maverick Grill. Their name is Vacuum Ornamental in Romulus (near Detroit).Phone is 734 941 9100. Im taking it in this week. Best of all its an American Company.
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    Post a pic when you get it done. Sounds like a great price.:)
  3. 71gold

    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    how about checking and see if they do rechroming of plastic...:yup:

    ...Frank...
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    rayzorsharp I "AM" a Maverick! Supporting Member

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    Very interested in seeing if they can live up to that price...please keep us posted.
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    I send all my plastic things for chroming to Custom Coatings. They are in Tallahasse, FL. They do a great job. I have been using them for about 11 years. The process is real chrome plating, not the vacumm plating. Pricing isn't real cheap but i love chrome, it'll get you home.
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    Sounds cool. I didnt know you could chome plastic. I thought it was always painted.
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    maverick1970 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    The process is actually called Vacuum Metalizing
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    MaverickConnect The Maverick Connection

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    Wonder if the vacuum process will hold up on an exterior part?
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    CornedBeef4.6L Voted off the Island

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    I'm all chromed out .........unless it's black chrome:D
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    i want to re-chrome the grills on my cutty sometime soon but i sure as h*!! dont feel like sanding off all the old...

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