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I'm considering ordering the
Solstice/Chevy Cobalt door handles....

If the come in chrome, can I paint it black to match my Sol???

Does the Chevy Cobalt door handles come in Black???

Any thoughts???

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Yes.

If you're a DIYer' use a good 'etching' primer. I'd consider this if just using a generic semi-gloss black trim type color.

But if wanting an exact body color match...
Or take it to a professional at a paint shop and explain what you want them to do - they use quality name brand primers/paints such as PPG, DuPont (probably the GM OEM), Sikkens etc and can do it right where it will resist chipping.

Hope that helps
 

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The Cobalt handles are body colored. You probably would have to order them primered, then paint them to match the car.
 

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Chief said:
"Paint over chrome? Why of course you can. I've been doing it for years"

Earl Scheib
:willy: :lol: :willy: Funny, but I think he mean "on purpose"
 

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Painting over chrome is not the problem, it is getting it to stay reliably. To properly paint something that has been chromed, you should take it to a chrome shop and have it stripped. Then you can confidently prime and paint it.
 

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Reason asked..

Someone was selling Chromed Chevy Cobalt door handles on ebay, and i was thinking about it...

On second thought, I'll get the primered ones and have them painted body color.

thanks all..
 
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