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  1. Painted Silver or Chrome Plated

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Ready to buy new rims but I’m wondering if there is a quality difference between painted and chrome wheels? Here are two wheels. The first is chrome, the second is painted. Similar styles. Please give me your opinion regarding quality of chrome and painted. My choice, of course, is chrome...
  2. Painted my rims 2004

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Since I had a few rust spots and a little road rash on my rims I decided to paint them. I really didn't want black because I see that everywhere so I chose the middle of the line and went with graphite. Materials I used 2 cans VHT Graphite Base Coat 2 cans VHT Clear Coat 2 cans Self etching...
  3. Had my Gen 2 2003 CR-V custom painted

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I have had my Taffeta White CR-V for about 3 years and last year I decided it was time to customize it a little bit. Red is my favorite color but a total vehicle color change was out of the question so after looking around the internet and youtube, I decided to have it painted almost 99% all one...
  4. Change out Painted Bumper Cover for Vinyl Bumper Cover?

    I am changing out my 2001 Honda CRV SE painted Bumper Covers for The LX/EX Dark Grey Vinyl ones. I have found them available on several After Market online stores such as, PARTS GEEK .com, and CAR PARTS .com. I am getting prices around $50-$60 per bumper cover from each place. Parts Geek, I...
  5. Lx mirrors painted?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Anyone paint their lx mirrors? I love the vehicle but hate the black mirrors.... Sent from my LG-H812 using Tapatalk
  6. First Gen 97-01 Painted Hard Spare Cover

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I'm happy! It's my hundredth post... Woot Woot I just got more toys for my CRV... It's been awhile since I've posted... Hunting on eBay, I found a hard spare cover from a G95P coded SE model. It's scratched up fairly but the paint still is good...
  7. 05 CRV with painted arch mouldings and lower bumpers.

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    I just realised my 2005 EX executive CRV has completely painted bumpers and painted arch mouldings in body colour all the others don't appear to. Does anyone else have this or has someone painted them since it left the factory.
  8. First Gen 97-01 Painted Rear Spoiler

    Ordered a painted spoiler for my 2001 CR-V. Paid $180 + $35 Shipping. Took nine days from order date to delivered at my door...
  9. Side Mirror "Caps" replaceable?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Hi Everyone! Well, the dreaded happened- a scratch on our new 2013 CRV. It may end up buffing out (any and all suggestions welcome). Here's how it happened- going into our storage area this evening, I didn't realize I was super close to the keypad- just the right height to push back the...
  10. Painted 2012-up grille

    So I'm pretty sure that I will be getting rid of my '12 civic SI soon for a '13 accord sport and having that be my wife's commuter car. That means I'll be taking over my wife's hand me down '12 EX-L Nav CRV. I like this car a lot but it just needs some personalization without going overboard...
  11. Painted Rear Bumper

    I own a 2013 CR-V EX-L w/Nav and was wondering if anyone has painted the rear bumper or at least part of it. I once owned a 2001 SE model and the stock bumpers came painted on the upper portions. I'm considering painting the bumper but trying to visualize how much.
  12. Gen.3 Rear Spoiler install $119 painted & shipped (Highly Recommend)

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    From Ebay: Got it in less than 2 weeks from China Unpacked it (well packaged...
  13. Painted Mirrors and Handles 2012 CRV LX

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Have any of you replaced the stock 2012 LX handles and side mirror painted parts with the painted EX equivalents? If so, would you please advise the parts needed and difficulty involved? Thanks, Chris
  14. Painted

    About a month ago, a lady pulled out in front of my wife without looking. My wife was perfectly fine. Damage wasn't too bad, and the air bags didn't deploy. While it was in the shop, I decided to have the lower plastic cladding painted. Also had them paint the mirrors and handles, replace...
  15. Painted Mirrors and Handles 2007-2011 CRV's

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I'm still awaiting the newest addition to our family, 2008 CR-V EX 2WD. I'm so excited. However, looking at pictures of other CR-Vs, I love the look of the mirrors and handles having the body color. I'm wondering if anyone has an estimate of how much it would cost to get them painted. I...
  16. Who likes painted bumpers?

    Image & Video Gallery
    I do! Honda never finished my paint job back in '99, so I had it done last week. Did the door moldings and my original black grille trim too. I'm so happy with how she turned out. Every time I walk up to my car now, I find myself smiling uncontrollably. The unpainted bumpers have bugged me from...
  17. Don't try to speed drying of painted parts with your toaster oven

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I tried this brilliant trick when installing my curt hitch....I primed the hardware for a little extra corrosion resistance. I was eager to install the hitch so I puit the freshly painted hardware on a piece of foil and put them in the toaster oven for about 3 minutes......PU what a stink...