Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 03:12:49 GMT From: "Stephen B." <myspamnospamd9.net> Subject: Re: Painting my SAAB - Taking votes
"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.