Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 03:20:52 GMT
From: Saab Guy <>
Subject: Re: Painting my SAAB - Taking votes

Stephen B, Did you enjoy the videos I posted above yet? SaabGuy On Tue, 03 May 2005 03:12:49 GMT "Stephen B." <> wrote: > "Dexter J" wrote > <snip> > > However, when the moon is full and the jar is empty, I have always though > > that it would be a total hoot to actually chrome a SAAB 900 and mirror the > > windows to match. Then - recess the grill completely flat with retractable > > lights like an old Charger. But then, there just doesn't seem any way to > > chrome the roof, pillars and rear quarters to match. > > > > They claim that some of the new paints are *pretty close* - but not really > > the full monty from what I've seen. That said - an all mirror C900T > > blowing by you on the highway at night would really be a show stopper > > given the shape and stance. > > > > I wonder how they pull it off on passenger airliners? Is that actually > > polished aluminium skin and if so, how to they keep it so clean? > > > > > Sounds cool. I think the plains are clear coated over polished aluminum. It > makes for a lot lighter plane without all the layers of paint in-between > (thus a fuel savings). > > Stephen B. > >

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