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Offline entropy

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Well....that's interesting.
« on: February 20, 2016, 03:43:03 PM »
So I've been stripping paint, doing bodywork and shooting epoxy primer on my V8 car.  Today was the day I had planned to deal with the cowl which had already been replaced when I got the car and is held on by 2 sheetmetal screws.  Paint stripper blistered the paint off quickly and easily to reveal.....chr ome.  I sh*t thee not, tiny mortals.....so mebody chromed the cowl on this car.  Anybody ever seen that before?
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Re: Well....that's interesting.
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2016, 09:20:47 PM »
Take a look at Low-Riders you'll see tons of it.. :D
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Re: Well....that's interesting.
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2016, 07:51:44 AM »
You sure that's chrome ?
That piece is galvanized.... .

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Re: Well....that's interesting.
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2016, 02:47:42 PM »
Look into my Bobcat's cowl and it is definatly galvanized

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Re: Well....that's interesting.
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2016, 11:15:40 PM »
That's cool.... :?
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Re: Well....that's interesting.
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2016, 12:23:54 AM »
You sure that's chrome ?
That piece is galvanized.... .

Nope.  Definitely chrome.  Really cheap, badly done, peeling-off chrome. Not chrome done right...not copper, then nickel, then chrome bath.  More like "Hey, here's $20....dip this in the chrome bath for me."
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