Parts back from the Chrome Shop!!

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  1. Clayton

    Clayton Active Member

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    I got my parts back from the chrome shop for my K1!! I have all of my parts ready to put back together now!!! Thanksgiving break here I come!! 5F3715DD-1FDC-41D4-88BA-6190B0E436A9.jpeg
     
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  3. OLD CT

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    The chrome looks good except I wouldn't send the fork bolts and washers to get chromed when you can buy them brand new oem shiny chrome on the cheap.
     
  4. Clayton

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    Good to know OLD CT, this is the first time Iv had anything chromed and I think I should have gathered more pieces from other bikes and taken a lot more than what I did. I kinda feel like it would have been close to the same price for more. They charged me $100 bucks cash for the parts in the picture. Not sure if that’s normal, high, or low honestly.
     
  5. Clayton

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    The chrome muffler guard is or my K5 Z50. I could only find a black one new so I had it chromed to match the factory look.
     
  6. Tripod

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    Did you get the brake plate chromed too? I would guess that getting just the k1 fork lowers chromed to be about 100$.
     
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  7. Gary

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    You did good at that price. Chroming is not like getting bolts replated,stuff like nuts,bolts and brackets zinc plated are done by the pound,cleaned and done in bulk. Chrome takes alot of individual prep work like polishing and is done piecemeal. That brake panel looks polished to me- there is no way someone would plate aluminum for 100 and all the other pieces too. If there is we all better get his address :)
     
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    I agree with Gary, please share the chrome shop info and let him know he might be getting a bit more busy, great work and reasonably priced, that’s all any of us are looking for! $100 at a South Florida chrome shop and you’re looking for new parts they just ruined for you!
     
  9. Clayton

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    No the brake panel is just polished by me, honestly I didn’t know it was chrome! I thought it was polished aluminum , shows how much I know. Kinda embarrassing . Now that I know I’m gonna take it and some other parts from my 78 CT90 to get chromed. I’ll let y’all know what the price is. The shop is Pulido Plating in Bachsprings Texas ( south Dallas ) I’m very happy with his work and turn around time.
     
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    The brake plates were originally polished & clearcoated.
     
  11. Clayton

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    Good to know racerx!!! I'm learning but its slowly lol
     

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