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need a good chrome shop in California

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by greasel, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. greasel
    Joined: Jan 24, 2007
    Posts: 325

    from Fresno, CA

    Hey about 5 months ago I got the front bumper for my '56 chevy sedan rechromed by a fresno shop for an insurance claim and it's rusting already:eek::mad:. yeah, I waxed it a few times, too. the rest of the chrome on that car has been good for 10 this doesn't even last 5 months??

    So I'd like to find a GOOD chrome shop. If there's something in the Fresno-Bakersfiled area that would be ideal but I'm not super picky on where the shop is, I just want the job done right!
  2. geemann51
    Joined: Dec 16, 2001
    Posts: 2,120


  3. Terry O
    Joined: Oct 12, 2004
    Posts: 1,060

    Terry O

    Ron Verne “Verne’s” Ph: 323-754-4126
    1559 El Segundo Blvd
    Gardena CA 90249

  4. Choptop
    Joined: Jun 19, 2001
    Posts: 3,303


    +1 for Sherms. Fantastic work, but not cheap, $$$$$

    Sacramento Bumper can do very nice work, for not alot of $.
    Not quite up to the quality of Sherms, but at a fraction of the price.

  5. ibcalaveras
    Joined: May 30, 2006
    Posts: 599


    There is a shop in San Jose that's real good... I forgot the name , but it is on San Jose street. Mabye someone from san Jose will recall the name.

    Turlock swap meet is comming up. The Bumper Boys are there every year. I was thinking of using them for my 55... I will be there at BB62 all Hambers are welcome to stop by and say hi..... Donn
  6. do a search on bunper boys before you buy anything from them!!!!!!!!!! +2 for sherms super pricey though.
  7. SlmLrd
    Joined: Oct 27, 2007
    Posts: 988

    from DAGO

    As Ive said in previous posts, the only place I go for chrome is MEXICO! Triple plated Chrome, and they use the good chemicals (EPA Banned in U.S.) Quick turn around, great quality, great price. I also speak spanish a bit and my grandma is from Mexico, so Im supporting both sides of the family. Some awesome chrome, great lunch, fireworks and Virgin Marys = a great time. :)

    Ill be going down there in a few weeks and will post pics of his car stash and the quality. I dont know how "show quality" looks, but I do know that I had some bumpers and a grill done 5 years ago, and they look as good as the day I brought em home.

    There is a Plating company here in the US that has all their stuff done at his shop and adjusts the price accordingly once it hits US soil. :D
  8. Rhino1958
    Joined: Oct 12, 2007
    Posts: 58


    I second that!! Where do you go? I have stuff down at a shop in Mexicali right now, I'm lucky to have some good buddies that still live close to the border!

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