Anyone Chemically Etch Aluminum? Or Laser?

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  1. XfbodyX

    XfbodyX Well-Known Member

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    On a project car id like to do some work on some new trim parts and wonder if anyone here has any hands on experience.

    They are big parts cant be immersed although I have seen some make a sealed encasement around the part but im skiddish.

    I also wonder if it could be laser etched.

    So what do you know?
     
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    BudW Moderator Staff Member

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    Could you expand a bit on what you are trying to achieve, exactly?
     
  3. XfbodyX

    XfbodyX Well-Known Member

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    Um no, but I could PM you
     
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    Duke5A Well-Known Member

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    It's either a naked lady and not forum friendly, or it's a Miata and he knows we will never let him live it down.

    :eek::D
     
  5. XfbodyX

    XfbodyX Well-Known Member

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    You got it, two naked men doing it on the hood of a pink Miata.

    Oh, and its electric powered too. And a Elton John Cd on Rocketman on Repeat.
     
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    89.Fifth Well-Known Member

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    You could have said so. I have that exact scenario queued up and ready to go.
     
  7. XfbodyX

    XfbodyX Well-Known Member

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    One my day two project car I want to do some script on the nos wide lower molding as well as the rear finish panel, yes both very thin.

    Ive browsed you tube a and seen several ways but still a bit unsure and I cant jack the parts. Maybe even a way to use dye?

    The finish panel is the brushed AL and the wide rocker molding is the ano bright work type.