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      08-15-2009, 10:46 AM   #61
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Originally Posted by Ilia@IND View Post
This is a route we've also considered, but unfortunately the problem lies in the chrome finish of the OEM pieces. The finish is quite tough, and does not prep well. Simply scuffing the finish leads to paint that will chip from the sidemarkers over time, but sanding all the way through the piece requires hours of labor and prep time, which increases the cost.
i know
it took ages to sand mine down
and then i had to use several layers of primer
then the paint
no chips yet thankfully

so how much for just the painted plastic piece
without the tinted light piece?