This is the exact reason I am going to a stainless steel bumper on my
project. They look almost as polished and since stainless steel isnt plated,
the scratches and dents can be worked out. But I hope you find a good
solution and if you do please share it with us!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Clark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Brad Newman" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2000 7:23 AM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] chipped chrome
> Same thing happened to me. I put some Super Glue down and
> used a squeegee to force the glue underneath. I don't know how
> long that will last though.
> On 11 May 00, at 17:31, Brad Newman wrote:
> > I finally found some original rear bumper brackets for my 49 3100, and
> > today put on my rear bumper (still no bed). Unfortunately, when I
> > tightened up the bumper bolts, the chrome on my bumper cracked and
> > peeled around the outside bolt.
> > This bumper has been rechromed, although I had it done almost 2 years
> > ago when I first got the truck. Even though I just took it out of the
> > bag, I doubt I can return it (although I will try). This leads to my
> > question:
> > Is there anything that can be put on the bumper where the chrome
> > peeled (about the size of a quarter) that will protect the metal
> > underneath, or should I start the search for a new bumper and/or chrome
> > guy? The spot doesn't look that bad, so if there is something that can
> > be done without major expense, I'm all for it.
> > Thanks for any help.
> > Brad Newman
> > 49 3100 Deluxe
> > 24 Chevy 1 ton
> > Coppell, Texas
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> Joe Clark
> Southern Appalachian Field Laboratory
> USGS/Biological Resources Division
> Knoxville, Tennessee
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959