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  1. TheBlazerKid

    TheBlazerKid 1/2 ton status

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    Anyone have any chrome engine accesories,more specificly a brake master cylinder cover??

    Your right I dont understand the jeep thing!?
     
  2. Goose

    Goose 1/2 ton status

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    The only chrome I have is the K&N air filter cover that came with the filter. It rusted some due to wheeling and not constantly cleaning it. That's also the reason it's the only chrome thing I have on my rig. I much prefer painted components. They don't look so bad when dirty, and when they get scraped or whatever you can just repaint them. If you can't tell, I really don't like chrome.

    Mud is just thick water, or is it that water is just thin mud?
     
  3. DBLAZER

    DBLAZER 1/2 ton status

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    Chrome won't get you home Pretty boy.

    89K5 payed 3k for the rig, spent almost 7k in the last 6 months on upgrades!!!!
     
  4. TheBlazerKid

    TheBlazerKid 1/2 ton status

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    no sh!t,BUT in my opinion it makes the rig look better and judges like that at shows,not only do i off-road my rig i show it

    Your right I dont understand the jeep thing!?
     
  5. Blazer79

    Blazer79 1/2 ton status

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    I like chrome in the engine compartment. I've got chrome valve covers and the K&N filter. The headers are ceramic coated which look almost chrome, and the hoses have the "dress-up kit" that makes them look like steel-braided. I painted the accesory brackets, water pump and power steering pump with aluminum-gray paint. I also spent many many hours cleaning the block, which I then painted to its original turqouise.

    When it was dirty and disgusting, I didn't want to work in it. Now that's neat I'm not afraid of getting all dirty. It's also easier to find any oil leak.

    When I take the motor out for a rebuild, I'll have the whole engine compartment painted with a glossy look, and have everything I can chromed. I haven't seen a chromed master cylinder cover. I've only seen them painted. I've also seen chormed brake fluid caps.

    In my opinion, the neater you have your engine compartment, the cleaner you will keep it. It's like having chrome wheels or a nice paint job. The better they are, the cleaner you will keep them.

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    What the heck!...Drive it like gas is $0.50/gal!!!
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  6. laketex

    laketex 3/4 ton status

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    chrome...what's that?


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    '79 Blazer in progress
     
  7. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    Remember chrome retains heat, heat destroys parts!
    For engine dress up I would go with aluminum, it disapates the heat instead of keeping it!

    Rock ON![​IMG] 72 K5 [​IMG] Led Zeppelin
     
  8. Todd78/87

    Todd78/87 1/2 ton status

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  9. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    Todd sure is proud of his work!!
    JK, very nice but I still want to see the first pic after you get it dirty!![​IMG]

    Rock ON![​IMG] 72 K5 [​IMG] Led Zeppelin
     
  10. Boss

    Boss 1/2 ton status Author

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    Only my airfilter cover is chrome. Oh yeah, and the center caps of my rear wheels are chrome too. Oh, and my front bumper. But that's it. Rather spend my money on toughing up my rig. But, I must admit, Chrome looks good.
    Boss
     
  11. Todd78/87

    Todd78/87 1/2 ton status

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    Heheheheh,,, Dang right Burt,,, I know that pic is probably getting old,, but HE asked! [​IMG]

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