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Old 10-17-2005, 09:52 PM
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chroming aluminum..

is it good to have aluminum rims chromed? is it safe?

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I think you can chrome just about anything ....Why not polish the aluminum?
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i would ,but polish,it dulls,polish again,and again.............
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hey

dude u can chrome nehting u want...but if u got the money to chrome aluminum y not jsut buy some new chrome rims
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i have a connection at a chroming shop
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Do a search... This has been discussed many times.
Here is one thread that I responded to listing the problems with chromed "aluminum" wheels...
peeling chrome
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Chrome Aluminum Wheels

Guys, there is a much easier and more permanent solution to your problem.

Instead of chroming the aluminum, which will only last for a while before it chips and then flakes off, have your wheels PROFESSIONALLY polished. Then have them powder coated CLEAR.

I have done it this way, and there are NO problems!

Good luck.
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Old 10-18-2005, 09:56 AM
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I agree with RedHot (boy, that sounds weird!) Polish and clear. I too have a connection with a chroming shop (I get it free ) I would still polish and clear coat it.
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