Arm rest Refinish Suggestions

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  1. Thunderlugs

    Thunderlugs Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking for a more or less "quick and dirty" way to refinish the arm rest bezels for my 65 Belvedere. Basically, a not so bad looking chrome paint, in a rattle can.
    Thanks in advance for your input.
     
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  2. zyzzyx

    zyzzyx FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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    There are three or four brand name companies that make a very good rattle can
    paints that look like plastichrome! Duplicolor is one, I think. They're out there.
     
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      YY1 Well-Known Member

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      VHT won second place in the "chrome" spray shootout (out of 12 products, IIRC).

      It's MUCH easier to find than the product that won first place.
       
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        mopar4don Well-Known Member

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        Do you have a link to that comparison
         
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        VANDAN FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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        You could also paint all 4 a matching, or contrasting interior color. Mine are car color on my '65 Coronet Sedan...
         
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          69a100 Well-Known Member

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          Using the Search feature here at FBBO will also produce the answers you seek! Good Luck
           
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            RGAZ Well-Known Member

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            I haven't tried the VHT, but the Rustoleum Bright Finish Chrome (not aluminum) is pretty good. Check out the ash tray painted with rustoleum below. Not a perfect chrome and of course the ashtray has seen better days, but looks nice and shiny. Besides, its super cheap on amazon so worth a try.

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