To paint over chrome plating, wash the surface, sand it, apply self-etching primer and filler, paint the chrome, and apply sealant. This process takes several hours and requires water, soap, a sponge, a towel, grease remover, sandpaper, self-etching primer, surface primer, body filler, paint and sealant.Know More
Wash the surface with soapy water, rinse it, and apply grease remover according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Sand the chrome with 80-grit sandpaper until the surface is dull and rough.
Cover the chrome with self-etching primer. Follow the directions on the package, and give the primer time to dry. Sand the dried primer if the instructions recommend it.
Cover the chrome with surface filler, and let it dry. If any roughness or gouges remain visible, fill them with body filler. Lightly sand the primed surface. If you accidentally sand through the primer, reapply it, and wait for it to dry before you proceed. Wash the sanded surface, and apply grease remover.
Apply one or two coats of paint, let the surface air dry, and cover the paint with clear sealant. Do not touch the surface until the sealant dries and hardens.
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