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Old 08-11-2007, 08:30 PM   #1
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newbe question about chrome

New guy here, this is a very welcome site for me & I'd like to thank you guys for you knowledge, comments & experience on our Tj's, very cool info here. I have a Red 04' Sport hard top w/Rt hand drive, (postal employee here) I have added a Rancho 2 1/2" rock-crusher lift, Mopar Euro grill guard, Rino lined interior, Daves safari cargo rack, Class III reciever, Hella Drivers, Rocker guards w/step, Optima red top, 31/10-50/15's on OE Canyons. I ordered the Jeep and completed these mods within a couple months of new ownership. Now 4 yrs later I'm getting bored, whats your opinion on Chrome & Stainless mods? Steve

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Old 08-11-2007, 09:15 PM   #2
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IMO - the only chrome, or bling that is allowed are wheels... and maybe those big tube bumpers, but those are pushing it

Seriously though - if ya wanna ad some chrome, go for it. Just might not be what everyone likes as long as you do.

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IMO chrome only belongs on motorcycles. I like the utility look that blacking everything out gives the jeep, but w/e you like I'd say go for it. If you're bored maybe a new paint job or convert everything to black instead.
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Old 08-11-2007, 09:28 PM   #4
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Chrome is nice, but I prefer the black powder coated stuff.

Chrome on a black jeep is still pretty hot, but as mine is white I like the black stuff on it.

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Old 08-11-2007, 09:34 PM   #5
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go higher and bigger
get a tummy tuck
lots os stuff to spend money on

and if you want shiny go diamond plate
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Old 08-11-2007, 09:39 PM   #6
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Chrome won't get you home.

But, it's your Jeep. You do whatever you want with it.
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Old 08-11-2007, 09:51 PM   #7
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whats wrong with chrome??? black looks like you ran out of money to get it finished. then again, its seems like everyone elses opinions are the ones that seem to count.
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Old 08-11-2007, 09:54 PM   #9
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Chrome won't get you home.

But, it's your Jeep. You do whatever you want with it.
Black won't get you back
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Here is a totally deferent opinion, I love the shine. Stay away from chrome, it rust quick. Go stainless. Lots less cleaning required. Chrome may not get you home, but the Jeep will, and the chrome just keeps you looking good on the way.
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Old 08-11-2007, 10:26 PM   #11
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black looks like you ran out of money to get it finished...
I do run outta money and the damn thing is never finished there is always somegthing more to do!
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Old 08-11-2007, 10:28 PM   #12
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Black won't get you back
but fox will rock your socks ...what is with all this rhyming garbage. lol you guys are so funny!
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Black won't get you back
black always gets me back...

but the chrome keeps lettin me down
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Old 08-11-2007, 11:51 PM   #14
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that doesn't rhyme by good try...I guess.
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Old 08-11-2007, 11:52 PM   #15
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what are u talking about. i wasn't trying to rhyme. i was telling my experience.
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Old 08-11-2007, 11:57 PM   #16
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oh... its all about the skill...lol
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Old 08-12-2007, 01:31 AM   #17
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You all are forgetting, that he delivers the mail. PUT all the Chrome on, you want, so we will feel better about paying so much, for stamps............
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Old 08-12-2007, 06:46 AM   #18
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shiny is cool as long as you dont over do it. shiny hood hinges, and window hinges, and footman loops, and grills are all too far... but some nice stainless fuel door, tube bumpers, and light guards arent bad. Like he said... avoid chrome it never lasts.
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Old 08-12-2007, 07:14 AM   #19
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Just let me say if I may, that chrome is gay, but it will get you to the bay, and maybe a lay in the hay, yes, it just may!!!

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All personal preference, I prefer quality steel in my mods but if they look good it's a bonus. Not my speed but if it were I would go with the stainless, powder coated, or the blued finish on a Red Jeep. Chrome looks good on Black only IMO.
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Old 08-12-2007, 07:31 AM   #21
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chrome bad black good!!!!! lol
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Old 08-12-2007, 12:27 PM   #22
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hey 04blackU have you painted those chrome bezels black yet? cause it doesn't look like it.
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No not yet. One of the guys I used to ride bikes with has a powder coater and I was gonna have him do my centers and then I was going to paint the bezels. thanks for reminding me I have chrome on the rig
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Old 08-12-2007, 01:28 PM   #24
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A little chrome or shine sets a vehicle off. Too much chrome on a vehicle is usually a sign that the vehicle is not performing so good so the owner made it look good to compensate for the poor performance.
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Old 08-12-2007, 01:49 PM   #25
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the only chrome I have on my rig is my lights on my windshield.
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For sure add stainless steel/crome when buying headers if its an option since they wont rust like regular steel/painted headers..
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Old 08-12-2007, 07:03 PM   #27
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REPLY.....Wow, great responses, I think we share the same opinion, if anything.. I may add S/S door & tailgate guards, fuel filler & maybe the hood bumpers & loop for now, thanks again for the input. Steve
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Old 08-12-2007, 07:13 PM   #28
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Are you looking for function or fashion?. Try touching up a chrome thinger with spray paint.
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i personally dont like much of anything chrome on jeeps, go black man!
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Old 08-12-2007, 07:19 PM   #30
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and to start this up again...BLACK IS BACK!

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