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Old 10-22-2007, 08:52 AM
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Darrel Waltrip ran a chrome car in '97. If I remember correctly, he said it took many individual pieces of chrome film that took many, many hours to apply to the body to make it look seemless.
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I have seen a street rod done, however it had a more gold/copper look.

I would have to believe it would be a nitemare to keep clean in saltwater
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Ive seen a guy do it with a tin foil type material and cleared over it,it was soso
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Old 10-22-2007, 09:40 AM
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Guardado recently painted a 50 Cigarette with the chrome paint. Looks like chrome until you clear it, then looks like an aluminum beer can color. They had the factory reps there, they tried many different things, as soon as you clear it it dulls. I must be cleared on a boat. Even though it was not as shiny as chrome it did look cool, I just think for a whole boat, it's too much, touch ups will be a nightmare.
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Old 10-22-2007, 10:24 AM
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I remember a few years back a company out of CA was selling a multi part system. If I remeber correctly it was VERY expensive !!!! Dave
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Old 10-22-2007, 11:52 AM
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i think im gonan paint my race car with that chrome paint. ive also been thinking about doing a boat with it. does any one have pics of that 50 cig?
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I think it would be a bit much on a whole boat. If it was an accent stripe that would be cool. Or are you thinking of putting fake chrome bumpers on the Mercedes boat?
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Old 10-22-2007, 06:07 PM
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dont do it gino trust me.
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Old 10-22-2007, 06:26 PM
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they did the whole boat like that?
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