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All of the grilles on ‘our’ cars are made from an aluminium/zinc alloy marketed under the name Mazak, but also, confusingly known as Zamak.

It has a tendency to become pitted, and is difficult to re-chrome well. given the pitting.

I have recently seen examples on TV restoration programmes of a form of ‘chrome’ spray, which can be applied to Zamak, and appears to give pretty good results.

Here’s an example of one company that does this:

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