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Old 09-17-2010, 12:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Chrome engine cover??????????

Is there such a beast as a chrome engine cover for the SSR? If so how and where does one latch on to one of those suckers?.........docrod
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Old 09-17-2010, 01:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Solution 1: Some people have sent their plastic covers to be chromed like the plastic parts on other parts of the truck. I think there was someone in Florida and one in California that did good work. Might want to check out some of the chrome threads here. I think "Big Daddy" had some of his plastic engine parts done, might want to contact him for references or look here for a bunch of covers: Engine Covers & Inserts

Here is a picture of a chromed 05-06:



Solution 2: There was a company several months ago that made a metal shroud that replaced the plastic cover. From recollection I think it was very unique and looked nice. If I find the link you could chrome something like that. Here is a link to the notes and pictures from the metal cover. http://www.ssrfanatic.com/forum/717305-post217.html

And here is one style cover he has already done but there are more.



Solution 3: If you want just the insert done (I stripped and polished mine) there are some chrome ones on EBay.

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Old 09-17-2010, 04:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Gary (vetteman62) has the engine covers in Stainless Steel, plus many ss accessories.
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Old 09-19-2010, 08:04 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I thought of chroming mine first....But, decide to give mine some personality! Cold Hard Steel Plates w/ Rivets, then stamp the bowtie in each side, Splash some color from my pinstripes in to it and for $150.oo at the body shop. My cool engine cover is something to show off, I get so many thumbs up @ car shows.


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Old 09-19-2010, 09:02 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well deserved thumbs up, too. Here's another one.
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Old 09-19-2010, 10:48 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I thought of chroming mine first....But, decide to give mine some personality! Cold Hard Steel Plates w/ Rivets, then stamp the bowtie in each side, Splash some color from my pinstripes in to it and for $150.oo at the body shop. My cool engine cover is something to show off, I get so many thumbs up @ car shows.
That is by far the best cover I have ever seen. Are you kidding me ...... $150 for that job at a body shop???????? Great deal and a great design!

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can some one please help me iam trying to get to Gary vetteman62 i hear he sells chrome enginge cover for 2006 ssr and i really want one so can some one help me my email is fredvr4@aol.com thanks Fred
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Any one here know where i can get a chrome engine cover or chrome seat handles if so please email me at fredvr4@aol.com thanks Fred
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looking for a chrome front spoiler for my 06 ssr any one here have one thanks Fred my email address is fredvr4@aol.com
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Old 09-05-2011, 10:48 AM   #10 (permalink)
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can some one please help me iam trying to get to Gary vetteman62 i hear he sells chrome enginge cover for 2006 ssr and i really want one so can some one help me my email is fredvr4@aol.com thanks Fred
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Old 09-06-2011, 12:47 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Any one here know where i can get a chrome engine cover or chrome seat handles if so please email me at fredvr4@aol.com thanks Fred
Call Floyd Bailey... He has chrome engine inserts... and seat handles...They don't show on web site but he has them...

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Old 09-16-2011, 07:08 PM   #12 (permalink)
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mine has been "chromed" for over five years, still looks like new.
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