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I have an 03 reg mini cooper and when I was washing it the other day, I noticed that little areas of chrome on the grille have started to chip off. There is also quite a large area of chrome coming off on the air vent things under the window wipers. Does anyone know of anywhere that does rechroming in north west England, or just of where I could buy replacements?!

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If you need replacement parts you can look them up on RealOEM and price them at your local dealer and here.

Chrome cowl vents like the OutMotoring one's pictured below would be aftermarket, and replacing them with OEM (black) vents would be much cheaper.


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Thanks for the reply! I will have a look at them sites. But yes it is definitely them vents like the ones in your photo i want as only 1 vent is chipping and everything else on the exterior is chrome so black ones just wouldn't look right!
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