View Full Version : Replating, rechroming recommendations?

Terri Smith
11-10-2008, 05:26 PM

I was wondering if anyone could recommend a company that rechromes items? I live near Saint Paul/Minneapolis. Any help would be appreciated.


1963 GT Hawk donor car, currently being disassembled for parts...
Looking forward to purchasing another Stude for my daily driver.

11-10-2008, 05:47 PM
Hi Terri.

I live in the area, but it depends what you want to rechrome. Are these small items or bumpers?

Terri Smith
11-10-2008, 06:10 PM
Mostly small items, but sometimes bumpers.

11-10-2008, 06:38 PM
Almost every medium size town has someone who can do it...depending upon the price & quality you're looking for.

Ask round in the local antique car or rod community.
There are probably some rod shops/customizers in your area, ask them for local recommendations.

63 Avanti R1 2788
1914 Stutz Bearcat
(George Barris replica)

Washington State

52 Ragtop
11-11-2008, 09:34 AM
Librandis Plating in Middletown Pa.They have done work for me and I am very pleased. There bread and butter comes from the Harley Davidson plant in York Pa.
They are also into old cars!


11-11-2008, 09:48 AM
Iverson in Minnetonka does great work. He did a few Hawk items for me a few years ago. He is not budget basement, but you should be very happy with the results. Dennis Gage has used him. Here's the link:


As far as I know he doesn't do bumpers. There's a place in northern MN that did my hawk bumper about 4 years ago and did a great job. If you're interested in contact information let me know and I'll dig it up.