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    CSK is offline
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    RRC Chrome Bumpers...

    So I'm desperate for a set of chrome bumpers for my 1990 Plymouth Blue Vogue.

    The original chrome bumpers appear to be NLA, has anyone had any experience chroming the original black bumpers?

    Just an idea that wa suggested to me so i would love some first hand experience from fellow Classic drivers.
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    Re: RRC Chrome Bumpers...

    I have had items chromed for decades. THe process is pretty much the same for all bumpers since WWII. THe are straightened, acid dipped then chromed using whichever process you are paying for. After a short cure or between platings they go through a polishing process... again depending on what level of quality you are paying for..
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    Re: RRC Chrome Bumpers...

    RN has the front available: RRC Chrome Front Bumper
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    Re: RRC Chrome Bumpers...

    I see you are in NZ too , If in lower NI Wanganui Platers are the best they do a lot of the hot rod guys work as , not all chromers are equal i had a a Mk 2 jag done elsewhere once it turned out bad the copper was showing through in places & they wouldnt redo them .

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    Re: RRC Chrome Bumpers...

    Fwiw rrtoadhall is correct. The Chroming process is all the same.
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    Re: RRC Chrome Bumpers...

    Howdy csk,this an old thread but I have a Land Rover original new front chrome bumper.
    Imported it from Melbourne ULR Land Rover years ago
    It’s the soft dash model with the mounts for the crush cans but yours if you’re still looking ,cheers westy pm if poss,as may have some other useful bits

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    Re: RRC Chrome Bumpers...

    I believe I still have the stock chrome front bumper around the shop somewhere. Do you need one?

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