I think the car would look better without the chrome around the windows. Has anyone put a black film around the chrome or thought about it?
I would love to see the chrome replaced with dark grey to match the dark grey wheels.
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Someone over at Teala Motor Club did this with the chrome door handles but I don't know if they did the trim too- sorry don't have link but you can find it with some digging.
At one point I was thinking of the Grey color. Did not care for the chrome on the front end, and was considering taking it off and to a metal plating shop to replate. Was thinking a dark grey the color of hematite.
I completely agree. Chrome has no place in a modern car. The Chrome would look much better with powder coated metal to match the car color. Depending on the body color, a few shades darker trim color could also work.
As I recall, chrome is from Rhodesia, South Africa, where a bloody civil war between 1965 & 1979 caused a major shortage of chrome, resulting in far less chrome trim on automobiles.
Thanks All. Now I need to find someone who can install it for me in the Bay Area. I really do think it would look a lot better.
Personally I love the two-tone look the chrome accents give with silver paint.
I have to admit that the chrome on the vents bugs me more than the chrome around the windows outside the car....