Eastwood chrome spray

Old March 22nd, 2018, 06:53 AM
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Eastwood chrome spray

Hi Has anyone used the Eastwood chrome spray on plastic trim, I need to chrome my headlight bezels/surrounds.
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Old March 22nd, 2018, 07:51 AM
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Use Chrometech, a vendor that applies vacuum metallizing.

None of the sprays work well.
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Old March 24th, 2018, 07:50 AM
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Most if not all that have that high luster chrome look are very soft and will abrade easily. If the part doesn't get rubbed on or scrubbed it may last a while, but it ain't tough... Tedd
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Thanks guys
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Old March 25th, 2018, 02:52 PM
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Would clear coat on top of the chrome spray work, help, hurt?
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Old March 26th, 2018, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by D. Yaros View Post
Would clear coat on top of the chrome spray work, help, hurt?
I just tried this on some brackets. The Chrome paint looked closer to polished steel or Aluminum. I sprayed it with clear coat and it gives it a nice deeper polished look. Not Chrome by any stretch of the imagination. Also make sure the clear coat is compatible with the chrome.
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Old March 27th, 2018, 03:59 AM
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FYI

Molotow Liquid Chrome pens work pretty well for smaller jobs on plastic trim.

I am using one for some plastic trim inside my 84 H/O.

They are available in several sizes, fine thru thick

Looks much more chrome than a silver sharpie.

They are great for touching up chromed parts.
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Old March 27th, 2018, 06:12 AM
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Hi Guys
Thanks for the response, I want to use it on the headlight bezels, a lot of the trim on my Toro is stainless so it may match ok.
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Old March 27th, 2018, 08:05 AM
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Have you thought about the chrome Vinyl Wrap . I know it would be more durable for exterior applications. They wrap whole cars with it so it has to be very stretchable.
eBay has it in various sizes and a 12" X 60" size is only $8.44. Good luck,Larry
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Thanks Larry
I'll go on ebay and have a look at it
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Bill, I Hope you give that a try.I watched a couple of You Tube Videos, and they used a hair dryer to make the vinyl stretch .Don't look too difficult. Let us know how it turns out.
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Bare Metal Foil is best if you want to take that route.
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