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Old 10-27-2016, 06:26 PM   #1
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Default Black dS2 or chrome?

Hi everyone my first post here, but I've been lurking for a while haha.
Well I've been looking into getting my DSII's Re-chromed on my '96 ti Sport since the PO decided to put plasti-dip on them and let them sit for a couple of years /:
But I'm having trouble deciding on what finish to go with.
I like the OEM cleanliness look of the chrome
But I've always been fond of the murdered out look especially with the build I have planned for this little car ITB/Small turbo set up (different topic)
But I've also been really interested in doing a deep deep bronze on black set up, as in black body, deep bronze wheels, bronze brake calipers,some bronze suspension components, (front and rear sway bars, engine brace etc.
this color in particular actually(bottom left)
Let me know what you guys think..Any and all opinions welcome!

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Leave them as they are. The pitted chrome adds character.
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The deep bronze would make for an interesting look
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OEM should be the flat Grey. I'd leave the chrome because I'm lazy and the easy/cheap option is often the best.

I thought I read somewhere on here that goo-gone, or goof off, something like that dissolves plasti-dip and you can wipe it off with a rag.
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Chrome provides a nice contrast while black will make your car stealth-looking.
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