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Today I de-chromed my window surrounds....

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by Richardesty, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. Richardesty

    Richardesty loves quattro

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    I know this is a bit ironic, seeing as most car's are like this as standard :think: .............but today I de-chromed my window surround:

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  2. SmoothAssault

    SmoothAssault Will design for mods

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    Looks good. What did you use to do it? Usual tape method?
     
  3. Richardesty

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    Yeah it's tape to start with.......

    Also did the chrome boot cill trim.............but with paint:
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    Did you cover it in insultation tape?
     
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    i'm likin' that :icon_thumright:

    can you tell me what paint you used and what you did to prepare the surrounds before spraying them please? i take it you didn't lacquer them as they look like they have a matt/satin finish
     
  6. Richardesty

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    I did the surrounds using black tape......

    The boot cill is the same paint as my wing mirrors and tail pipe surround - Plasti Kote Quick Dry Enamel in Satin Black. Just keyed the surface and sprayed........

    I'll probably do the same with the window surround if the tape doesn't last :o.k: I just didn't want to go 'too permanent' if I didn't like it.
     
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    So, what about the grille - will that follow too? Looks good (especially like the back).

    By the way, thanks for your PM about the wheels....excellent information there!!
     
  8. Caesium

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    Why do you have Germany on you numberplate? Is it ironic considering your signature....
     
  9. Richardesty

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    Cos the car's German (as per the colours on my signature) and I fancied some 'authentic' plates............but daren't go for the white rear plate :whistle2:
     
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    Well I never....
     
  11. SmoothAssault

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    I'm with Rich on this one, screw patriotism... German plates on audis = :hubbahubba:
     
  12. Richardesty

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    Real sorry mate - I didn't realise you didn't already know :blush:
     

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