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Old 23 Jan 2005, 11:53 pm
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Default Has anyone tried the Chrome spray paint

Picked up a small trailer and the white wheels look terrible with the PT...... has anyone tried the Chrome Spray Paint?

I have done a lot of spray painting, and have had good results, but not sure about this new style of paint.

Thanks for any info,

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Old 25 Jan 2005, 12:44 am
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actually I found some chrome 12" hubcaps, going that route,

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Old 25 Jan 2005, 10:21 am
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You mean this stuff?:
They did a BMW with it - would love to see it up close.
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Old 25 Jan 2005, 02:36 pm
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Realize you already solved your problem, but can tell you that from my personal experience with chrome spray paint, it is NOT a mirror-like finish; it tends to look more like slightly-hazy polished aluminum. Plus, you'd have a bear of a time blending it in to any existing genuine chrome.

Might be why they decided to paint the whole car! They kept trying to blend and blend until they ran out of original paint! []

Hope your hubcaps work well. Knowing trailers can bounce around a lot, just make sure you always keep an eye on 'em in case they pop off after a pothole!

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