Pretty much anything chrome on your mini can be replaced with black parts, or some carbon fibre.
However!...I've researched into this as im also looking into dechroming and a lot of guys are using tape as a much cheaper option. Now you might be thinking tape?! that sounds like a dodgy bodge job... but seriosuly look into it...
'3M Scotchcal striping tape, 1/2" thick in satin black' (not gloss). I think the 3M product number is 72793.
Really effective, from what i've heard a little tricky...but you can buy extra tape and have as many goes at it as you want!
I'll let you know how i get on and post some pics of the results when im all dechromed.
The tape isn't the easiest job in the world, but it's alot easier than vinyl. Wrapping anything regardless of size can at times be a complete nightmare. The fact that you can buy the tape and have a go yourself is a plus too, rather than shelling out for a high end vinyl (that will mold into the shape you wish to wrap easily....ish, put up with weather conditions etc) and then pay someone to do it for you.
there is a high temp electrical tape that is produced. works perfect for the beltline and wont budge even in hot sun. Ive used it on my r53 and r55 in florida heat and its great. Plasti-dip works on most other bits for coloring... (practice first with the plastidip (; )
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