Exhaust System Chromed

We have been re-chroming exhaust systems for over 32 years and in those early days, we were able to restore most. Over the past 3 decades, we have seen a decline in the quality of these aging parts and we are finding more and more are less suitable for restoration.

Looking at the outside condition of silencers is no indication of the condition on the inside! Trapped moisture particularly with four strokes can lead to corrosion from the inside out. However, we are seeing more and more two strokes suffering from the same problem due to their age! Most header pipes are normally fine, and this problem is normally within the silencer.

Due to these problems, we can look at them in two stages. Firstly we need to investigate the suitability by cleaning and removing carbonaceous deposits from the inside. Then we need to remove all the old plating and rust from the outside. Only at this point, we will know the suitability of the silencer for restoration. As you can appreciate if we are unable to proceed due to the condition you would be liable for the cost up to that point!

To be clear on what we can do or not do. The following may help :

Four Stroke

We can only chrome silencers that are more or less straight through without internal baffle systems.

We can chrome single header pipes, not manifolds (two or more pipes joined together).

We can chrome balance pipes.

We can chrome exhaust rings, collars, and joiners.

Two Stroke

We can chrome silencers with removable baffles (not expansion chambers or cans).

We can chrome single headers.

We can chrome balance pipes.

We can chrome exhaust rings, collars, and joiners.

This is just a general guide and set out to help you decide if we can help with your project. If you have any doubt please give us a call and talk to us.

Exhaust systems are difficult to restore and we appreciate they are an integral part of any motorcycle project. We will always try our best to help customers that provide us with the whole job and not just exhaust systems! We frown upon companies that cherry-pick easy parts.

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