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Removing chrome around windows?

russgt May 8, 2007

  1. russgt

    russgt Member

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    Has anyone had any success in removing the chrome trim around the windows? IMO it looks better black, what do you all think?
     
  2. 1210tech

    1210tech Four Ring Fanatic

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    if you remove it you will need to buy the black weather seals to replace the ones that are attached to the chrome surrounds
     
  3. golf

    golf ***** rent boy VCDS Map User

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    I've always found this funny, because people who have chrome trim want to get rid of it and people who don't, want it!
     
  4. 1210tech

    1210tech Four Ring Fanatic

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    i like the chrome around my windows, plus the chrome windows match the grill
     
  5. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I don't have chrome, and I definately don't want it!
     
  6. Les 51

    Les 51 A pint of Diesel please!

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    I have chrome, and I definately want it !
     
  7. chris_20

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    id love it, gives it a touch of class i think
     
  8. russgt

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    I've got it.... but don't really want it! :lmfao:

    Any ideas how much it'll cost to have it all black?
     
  9. A4 TC

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    I don't and I want (£1500 quid from audi to have chrome fitted,parts £450 and just over a grand for labour) don't know how much the other way round. If only we could swap somehow! But I think its just to much bother to do and cost.
     
  10. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Umm a touch of class like putting this grill on an Allegro and calling it a Vanden Plas:
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    Audi's just don't need the sort of cheap tat other manufacturers have to resort to.
     
  11. Les 51

    Les 51 A pint of Diesel please!

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    Thats the thing Andymac, a lot of cars these days don't have it. If you go back 20 years then yes most cars did have it, but I think a lot of the modern cars it's just plain black. On top of that I like the way it goes with the roof rails on my car
     
  12. Niknak

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    :iagree: I also think it breaks the colour up, I have a black A4 and if it had black surrounds I think that would be way to much imo.
     
  13. banny

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    I have black and want chrome, as my car is Ming blue and I think chrome suits it, I have the chrome roof bars aswell.
     
  14. WHITEY_1

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    I got black on my A4 and my car is black ive seen silver on black audis it looks o.k but I prefer the black, but if you got a BLUE or a RED AUDI
    i think the chrome suits it a lot better

    bay the way heres my new audi r8 smiley [​IMG]
     
  15. pav-g

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    Got black on my 190 and no thank you to chrome.... personally I think conversion is way too expensive,
     
  16. Macduff

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    Depends on the colour of the car. Looks good on our Dolphin Grey car and also on a lot of dark colours. Not so good on a silver motor.

    My Dad had 3 of those. MUCH nicer inside than a standard Allegro. I remember a review in one of the car magazines around 1990. The put an Allegro VP up against an Orion 1600E and a Belmont CD. The Allegro came 2nd to the Orion!
     
  17. cocain

    cocain RAA RAA like a dungeon dragon!

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    I want chrome!!!!
     
  18. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    "I have a black A4 and if it had black surrounds I think that would be way to much imo"
    Way too much black? sorry just doesn't compute
     
  19. golf

    golf ***** rent boy VCDS Map User

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    It's called a difference of opinion Andy.
     

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