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post #1 of 67 (permalink) Old 09-21-03, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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make your AT shifter into chrome. step by step instructions inside

first of all, i would like to thank slownlow32tl for informing us about this neat and cheap trick, and thanks to the person that did this first and show others, all credit go to s/he.

btw. my car is an acura rl 99.

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edit: updated links. sorry guys, my hosting company is having issues and they lost most of my files.

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post #2 of 67 Old 09-21-03, 08:42 PM
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nice find. it's chrome under the paint.. why did they cover that in the first place
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nice!
sticky!

awww... you are missing your cover for the gear select release hole. but the chrome looks good!

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post #4 of 67 Old 09-23-03, 05:43 PM
 
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this is freaking awsome im gonna go home and try it asap... hmm i wonder if those geniouses also colored the black piece too
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post #5 of 67 Old 09-24-03, 10:13 PM
 
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WOW I JUST DID MINE AND WOOOOOOWWWW ITS AMAZING NEVER THOUGHT SO LITTLE EFFORT CAN GO SUCH A LONG WAY
THNX FOR THE THREAD
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post #6 of 67 Old 09-26-03, 12:28 AM
 
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I just did it tonight and it looks great. Cost me absoloutley nothing that was the best part. I cant get over how great it looks. thanks for the info.
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post #7 of 67 Old 09-26-03, 03:25 AM
 
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Do you think it could work for the CL too? Or is it just the RL?
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post #8 of 67 Old 09-26-03, 03:53 PM
 
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well you can try on a concealed area u got nothing to loose. just take the piece of and look on the back if it looks silvery then yes
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the center console piece is probably a black plastic. plus, you dont want too much chrome anyway. just the other afternoon, the sun shines into my chrome shifter gate and hit my eyes, i was blinded for a couple of seconds and almost cause an accident. j/k ) but yea, that black plastic piece is probably black and not painted.

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post #10 of 67 Old 09-30-03, 09:50 PM
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The links and pics are all dead... I dont know what Im missing.

Hey RL_me Can you post some pics again I missed them the 1st time around
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post #11 of 67 Old 10-03-03, 12:44 PM
 
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OMG!!! This is really cool. I'll be doing this next week for sure. This is a hellofa DIY for some much improved eye candy in the car. Thanks for the post.
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post #12 of 67 Old 10-13-03, 10:32 PM
 
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looks great guys, glad i could help!
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post #13 of 67 Old 10-19-03, 04:26 PM
 
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I finally did mine! WOW! Very nice indeed. This just might be the best inside DIY ever.
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post #14 of 67 Old 10-19-03, 06:56 PM
 
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i wonder if the same thing can be dowe with the engine cover but i doubt its chrome any one have any ideas?
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post #15 of 67 Old 10-19-03, 09:03 PM
 
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I doubt that big engine cover is chrome underneath. It just doesn't seem like it would be. ....hey, RL21, don't go chrome crazy on us.
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