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Cost of replating bumpers

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  1. douglas17

    douglas17 Active Member

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    Has anyone had bumpers plated lately, just wondering if its really worth it.
    Maybe someone who has purchased reproductions could offer an opinion on the quality compared to originals. Just putting it out there.
    Tks for now.
     
  2. Adam

    Adam Well-Known Member

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    It is definitely worth it if your original is in good shape. The reproduction bumpers all seem to be too thin, or a little wavy, imo. Also, you could prep and paint the bumper, instead of chrome.
     
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  3. moparleo

    moparleo Well-Known Member

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    High quality plating is expensive but if you have a show car it will be much better than a stock bumper. Chrome plating is not done at many places in the US anymore because of EPA regulations. AMD bumpers are pretty good though for a non high dollar resto.
     
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    I have bought two sets of repos and sold both again and have replated originals. I will not touch repos.
    Call Jon at custom chrome plating, 3 price levels, on time and on price.

    Tell him that Moe send you

    https://www.customchromeplating.com/
     
  5. NixDad

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    I've used Northstar in Minnesota, which was bought by Keystone Automotive. I feel Northstar does a nice job, but navigating through the huge Keystone Conglomerate can be less personal.
    A set of Challenger bumpers, with 4 bumper guards is going to be close to $1300 i think. Condition of core is a factor.
     
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    Over 10 years ago Southern bumper exchange in Atlanta rechromed my two bumpers for $350.00 each. The rear one was bent ..same price they still look great.