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post #1 of 14 Old 11-09-2004, 03:36 PM Thread Starter
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Chrome front bumper question??

Have you guys seen any chrome front bumpers that werent tubular, maybe a ARB or other brand that was chrome, dont really care for the chrome tubular, just kinda looks out of date to me??????

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post #2 of 14 Old 11-09-2004, 03:41 PM
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crome thats a good one
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here we go with the urban crap, just help me man?
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post #4 of 14 Old 11-09-2004, 04:06 PM
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Most chrome bumpers are just plated chrome on steel. I'm almost positive you could just buy any bumper of your liking and get it chrome plated at a place. However I don't know the names of any places.

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chrome??????yuck
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post #6 of 14 Old 11-09-2004, 04:53 PM
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Nothing stops you from having an ARB bumper chrome plated if you want it done. There are also some places doing chrome paint that looks very similar, but for a bumper which is designed to be bumped you may be better off getting it actually plated, I'm not sure.

I don't think anyone sells bumpers other than tube-style that are chromed... www.roadarmor.com has a badass bumper selection and they'll paint them body colour if you want. I'm sure they could have it chrome-painted / plated for a price of course. The bumper starts at $959 in black though

Ask around local to you for somewhere that can chrome plate something as wide as your Jeep.
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Powder coaters are offering a "chrome looking" coating here but haven,t seen it yet.This is probably cheaper than real chrome so if it,s chrome you want then check it out.

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I have not seen a chrome bumper that isn't tube. Do what the others said (not the ones who knock on people for their taste) and see if yo ucan find a place locally that will chrome plate any bumper you want for you.

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post #9 of 14 Old 11-10-2004, 02:19 PM
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Powder coaters are offering a "chrome looking" coating here but haven,t seen it yet.This is probably cheaper than real chrome so if it,s chrome you want then check it out.
I powdercoated the airhat, connecting pipe and aftercooler in my Dodge Ram a color called "Almost Chrome"...

too bad it wasn't "almost chrome" looking...just basically a silver/grey color...

you can get a set of rims chrome-dipped for $500-$750, so a single bumper shouldn't be too bad if you can find a place that does it...

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When i bought my jeep it had a chrome bumper that looked like the stock one. Was the first thing to go!!
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post #11 of 14 Old 11-10-2004, 02:43 PM
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Chrome? Man are you on the wrong board.

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Chrome? Man are you on the wrong board.
And that helps answer the question, how?

No one was asking for opinions, just how/if they can be bought.

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Hey quicksilver, check out the www.pirate4x4.com forum. There's no pavement pounders on there!!
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post #14 of 14 Old 11-10-2004, 03:42 PM
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I would imagine that you can get just about anything chrome plated. Just sandblast to bare metal and find someone to plate it. Of Course it will cost a friggin mint.

Have you checked out the diamond plate bumper covers? Pretty Bling and d-plate is more rugged than chrome. mypartscar.com has them for front and back bumpers. not my style but whatever floats yer boat dude.


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