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Old 01-20-2007, 08:13 AM   #1
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Ford Airstream Paint?

Is that chrome paint, would like to paint A/C shroud to match polished Caravel............any comments on the paint?

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Old 01-20-2007, 08:59 AM   #2
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Hey, if you've done the hard work to get that nice polished look, why not make it all match?!!

Maybe this stuff will do the trick, actually branded as "Reflective Aluminum" paint...
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Old 01-20-2007, 09:33 AM   #3
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I'm not sure I'd argree with the Westwood stuff. I've been looking at Alsa Corp | The world's most unique paints and finishes for a couple of years. Their applications vary with materials but KillerChrome is one very interesting idea as is MirraChrome. Take some time to watch their online videos and you'll see what I mean.
The majority of so called chrome paint is nothing more than silver paint. Alsa is much much more.
MirraChrome has no equal. Other companies are selling coatings which are simply a version of our Ghost Chrome - no product to date can compare to the reflection rate of MirraChrome. Many other have tried without success to bring you a top-coatable chrome spray. Only Alsa has done it! Using our complete MirraChrome kit, and following the required dry times, and application recommendations you can achieve a clear coated and completely durable finish 95-98% that of true chrome. Try it and see regardless of what they say there IS a chrome spray that can be topcoated and doesn’t look like simple spray paint when finished and it’s called MirraChrome.

See more photos at http://www.leftlanenews.com/2006/03/...r-ci-el-ago/It isn't cheap and like most paint finishes you still will want to clear coat the final finish.
BTW I have a back door request in from a friend. His brother is a designer at Ford and we're trying to get info on the paint used.
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Old 01-20-2007, 01:03 PM   #4
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Chrome on plastic

Hey Toastie,
Try this. I am putting it on the Carrier low profile cover. Pictures to come. It may be too much "bling" for the Caravel. We could be shunned over this.
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Plating vs. painting....I'd go for plating if the price was right. However for something like the A/C shroud, well I'm a DIY'er. So I'd go KillerChrome. MR what's the quote to do the plating from Eastwood?
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Try this. I am putting it on the Carrier low profile cover. Pictures to come. It may be too much "bling" for the Caravel. We could be shunned over this.
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Would like to see the pic's, having Harley's, we chrome ever thing, just can't get enough chrome.........
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