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#2400050 - 11/07/17 02:35 PM Tri-City Plating - Awesome results!
Alaskan_TA Offline
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I am amazed at how nice they made these look! :-)


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#2400064 - 11/07/17 03:03 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
BlueRacer69 Offline
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Awesome looking. I'm going to send them my rear bumper to do this winter.

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#2400068 - 11/07/17 03:12 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
Alaskan_TA Offline
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The long one they did for me looks better than the NOS one I have, NOS on the bottom;


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#2400136 - 11/07/17 05:28 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
65pacecar Offline
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Registered: 12/23/03
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They did my vent windows a few years ago, incredible results for a nice price. I am sending bumpers there soon.

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#2400163 - 11/07/17 06:06 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
mopars4ever Offline
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Their chrome seems to scratch easier from my experience.

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#2400231 - 11/07/17 08:19 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
Morty426 Offline
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Those look great Barry

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#2400376 - 11/08/17 08:08 AM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
Stanton Offline
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Their chrome seems to scratch easier from my experience.


All chrome scratches easier than people think. But their's is so perfect to begin with that any wear is obvious.

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#2400465 - 11/08/17 10:31 AM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
mopars4ever Offline
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All chrome scratches easier than people think. But their's is so perfect to begin with that any wear is obvious.
That may be so but my bumper gets light scratches from even a soft clean rag it seems. I hate to even wipe/wash it. I know the factory chrome didn`t scratch like that but the chrome wasn`t as nice as Tri City for sure. BTW, when did they switch over from only doing bumpers?

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#2400686 - 11/08/17 05:59 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
flypaper Offline
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i know someone who got bumper guards chromed by tri city
and they were not too happy.
they are now at pauls..
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#2400762 - 11/08/17 08:31 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
340cpe Offline
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That is great news that Tri-City is back doing work on other pieces. I know a couple years ago it was bumpers only.

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#2400765 - 11/08/17 08:35 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
Alaskan_TA Offline
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Their website is focused on bumpers, so I asked about small parts & I am very happy I did. :-)

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#2401154 - 11/09/17 07:05 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
otter440 Offline
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Location?????

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#2401156 - 11/09/17 07:09 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
Alaskan_TA Offline
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#2401321 - 11/10/17 08:22 AM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
moparx Offline
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barry, years ago, i read an article about cleaning chrome bumpers and wheels. it was recommended to use wd-40 and clean, used, cloth baby diapers to avoid scratches. what does tri-city recommend ?
beer


Edited by moparx (11/10/17 08:23 AM)

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#2403742 - 11/14/17 07:49 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
fuelishnsilly Offline
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Damn,

When I was at Carlisle a few years ago they only said they did bumpers. I guess I'll have to start sending them the smaller pieces now. Thanks for posting this info !
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#2403757 - 11/14/17 08:17 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
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Looks good!
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#2404345 - 11/15/17 10:35 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: flypaper]
Bull1tt Offline
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Registered: 01/31/05
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Loc: Pgh, PA
Originally Posted By flypaper
i know someone who got bumper guards chromed by tri city
and they were not too happy.
they are now at pauls..


Paul’s does excellent work, and you will pay for it. The front bumper for my 60 Pontiac was $1650 three years ago. Great work If you are building a competitive show car. Honestly, Paul’s does beautiful work. But, I had rear bumper with guards done for same car at Tri-City, $925. And it’s really nice. I have got at least six bumpers from Chuck at Tri-City in last few years, All were really great quality finish. No issues! Very happy with them.

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#2404593 - 11/16/17 04:56 PM Re: Tri-City Plating - Awesome results! [Re: Alaskan_TA]
JH23 Offline


Registered: 12/23/13
Posts: 51
Loc: NJ
I had both my front and rear bumpers done at Tri City about 10 years ago and couldn't be happier.

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