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« on: July 26, 2007, 04:53:04 PM »

 Huh Anyone know of a chrome plating company that does car parts? Preferrably in the Midwest Area but wil ship else where if not.

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« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2007, 06:59:42 PM »

Talk to these guys.  http://www.paulschrome.com/ 

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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2007, 03:48:36 PM »

We've used Pauls.  Very good but slow and very $$$.  When we first started dealing with them it was about $325 to do a front or rear Camaro bumper, now it's about double that for one.  Good chrome platers are getting harder and harder to find.

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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2007, 08:54:46 PM »

My front bumper is currently at a rechromer in El Paso, TX now.  The cost is suppose to be  $175 + freight.  This bumper was in very good condition when I shipped it and won't require much rework.  I'm suppose to get this back the middle of next month.  I'll let you know how it turns out.


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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2007, 09:47:32 PM »

Good luck,

The plating business is getting very expensive.

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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2007, 05:47:20 PM »

Thanks one and all, I've have decided to repaint the lid black instead of chrome plating it. You are all correct, finding a good inexpensive plater these days in very difficult. The time, costs and disposing of the chemicals used is quite a burden on them from what I was told. I found one plater that would do the lid, but it would cost $100 dollars. I didn't pay that for the complete closed element air cleaner!!!!!!!!!!

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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2007, 07:05:01 PM »

i had the lid for my 67 rs/ss done and it cost $275 in new york. of course everything is more expensive in new york!
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« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2007, 07:00:13 PM »

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So get the heck out of Dodge!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Grin
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« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2007, 05:44:42 PM »

you cant get good pizza or bagels any where else!!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2007, 06:13:35 PM »

Can't speak about the bagels, but pizza!!!!!!!!!!!! Being half Italian and living 50 miles from Chicago, we have plenty of good pizza parlors in our area!!!!!!!!!!  Cool
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« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2007, 08:16:03 PM »

Can't speak about the bagels, but pizza!!!!!!!!!!!! Being half Italian

I second that.  I too have to many vowels in my last name "AIELLO"  But who needs to go to Chicago there is some great real Italian pizza right in Racine and Kenosha.
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« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2007, 02:52:32 PM »

MR12771:

You don't mean Kenosha and Luigi's, Casa Capri, Villia DeCarlo and Ruffalo's by chance? I live in Kenosha!!!!!!! Wells in Racine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got the English last name!

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« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2007, 10:41:19 PM »

Dave you can't leave out DeRango"s,  Infuison's , and Dino's. The wife and I just went to Infuison's tonight.

 Who gave you that price for the chrome? I have two lids I would like to have chromed also. Maybe we can get them all done for a better price. What do you think?

 Also are you going to the Elkhorn car show swap meet this weekend?

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« Reply #13 on: August 03, 2007, 05:21:41 AM »

Mike:

You are correct!!!!!!!!! DeRango's and Infusino's we have eaten at.
Plans are to go to Elkhorn, still have a "hit list" getting shorter but still there. The dobbler radar says rain all weekend,,,,,,,,, Sad just have to wait and see. Plan on going Saturday.

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« Reply #14 on: August 03, 2007, 05:28:24 AM »

Mike:

Sorry, the plater actually was someone who painted parts that looked chrome. And he lives in Racine. Does it part time, has a shop near Boucher's Chevy on 11. I passed after hearing $100 and it was just paint.

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