Z28 Wheel Trim Rings Refinishing

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  1. bkmont

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    I agree - flash chromed
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    That magazine ad is most likely done by an artist just like the 70 Z28 brochure. ^
     
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    You would think by an artist that is under contract to do a true rendering of the subject.
     
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    I would agree. But is the ad stuff like a special first car sort of thing or is it a true representation?

    Surely, someone has a good color photo closeup from 1970?

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    This one has a lot of salty road life. And a sunny picture would have been nice.
    This one's trim rings look like mine did after 18 months from the factory.

    Neither really answers the question; calling on Shirley, certainly SOMEONE HERE has a good color photo of the wheel from 1970?
     
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    Charley's 1100 mi LA Z28 he used to own. A 1970 SLR film camera isn't going to get a real good photo and if they did, it won't be of a tire and rim. It'll be of the complete car. We weren't into that in 1970.
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    So what is it? Bright chrome or subdued brush look?
     
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    F06A63D4-68F2-44EE-9494-B21AD5AB15E6.jpeg Veteran member twestrup post this picture of his 70Z he had new, a few months back .
     

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