Top 10 Post-War Plating Bills

1958 Chevrolet Bel Air Impala

Plating costs have skyrocketed in the last few years due to increased regulations. The cost of restoring bright work on collector cars can be shocking – upwards of $20,000 depending on the amount of chrome trim. It’s something that anyone contemplating the restoration of a collector car needs to think about before making a purchase or embarking on a restoration. The amount of the shiny stuff on any of these ten post-war cars below could set you back the equivalent of a year’s tuition at a private college.

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