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      02-19-2014, 08:41 AM   #1
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Chrome your ride?

Ever wonder what your car would look like if it were chrome plated?
I know, it would probably be ridiculously heavy. But it would look like quicksilver.

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      02-19-2014, 10:58 AM   #2
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      02-19-2014, 11:04 AM   #3
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      02-19-2014, 11:09 AM   #4
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I'm sure if you can get it in a spray can someone here will paint their car with it.
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      02-19-2014, 11:11 AM   #5
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Looks like a bitch to keep finger prints off of. That and you would blind every single person on the road not wearing decent sunglasses.
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      02-19-2014, 11:11 AM   #6
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they have a vehicle wrap that is chrome...Ive seen a Ferrari done up this way and it looked pretty awesome...not for me, but awesome. I would think you would blind anyone near you on a sunny day, though!

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It seems like it would be SOOOO incredibly hot to the touch!
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      02-19-2014, 11:42 AM   #8
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Not new, they wrap cars in chrome vinyl all the time now. Looks ok at a car show, but on the street it would be annoying. A dealer here even has a new Bentley that is chrome wrapped for sale.
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IMO chrome only looks good at night when you can't really tell its chrome. It is just so bloody tacky. Like wearing chrome running shoes
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It is just so bloody tacky. Like wearing chrome running shoes
That's why it is so popular in places like Dubai and China
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      02-19-2014, 05:14 PM   #11
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My neck just broke, and I didn't mean it in a good way. Looks cool on certain cars, but definitely not BMW.
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You can chrome wrap nowadays... They have colored chrome too (red/black/pink etc)
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Looks like a bitch to keep finger prints off of. That and you would blind every single person on the road not wearing decent sunglasses.
Looks like E-3PO.
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You have a nice car man.
Thang you. Thang you very mush...
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Looks like a bitch to keep finger prints off of. That and you would blind every single person on the road not wearing decent sunglasses.
LOL only in russia!

man those wheels are the epitome of fugly
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I actually really, really like this. Especially the chrome paint jobs:



UMF.
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I actually really, really like this. Especially the chrome paint jobs:



UMF.
That looks epic, but that's probably cause it's a lambo and it can pull of just about any color scheme.
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Looks like a bitch to keep finger prints off of. That and you would blind every single person on the road not wearing decent sunglasses.
God what a nightmare.

There was a building in London that was melting cars because of it's reflective surface...this reminds me of that.
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