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Old 03-10-2004, 07:53 PM   #1
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OK I'm sure you have seen the cars that have the chrome painted door handles, I know its not chrome but what kind of paint is it? I what to have my handles painted like that but dont know if its a DIY or if i have to take it in. Even if i cant do it myself i would like to know what type of paint it is because i cant even find it. all i can find is something they call chrome auto paint but its not the same.
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If you really wanted to , chrome tape would be easiest....

Chrome paint isn't very shiney at all.
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Or, for a more stock look,, you could get the really shiney silver leaf from a craft store. It'* much thinner than the chrome tape, so it forms better to any curves. Plus, you could go Chrome, silver, gold, almost any metallic finish you want....
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The leaf will leave lines though, and appear like cracked chome
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Not if you don't crackle finish it..... It comes in sheets big enough to do a door handle easy...
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Not if you don't crackle finish it..... It comes in sheets big enough to do a door handle easy...
Ah i guess. Only seeen it crackled before i guess.

What'* with you and all this craft stuff recently??
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When you're raised poor, you learn to be crafty....

And it'* what I do. Check out Driverjohn'* post about his lights in Your Ride for my latest idea
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