Restoring yellow passivated zinc parts by DIY electroplating

  • Published on:  3/21/2016
  • You can restore the looks and corrosion protection of your bare metal parts by setting up a home zinc plating unit and in this video we show you how.

    Many of the unpainted metal parts on the car were originally finished in a yellow passivated zinc electroplate. You can restore this to its former glory yourself with a low cost, DIY setup. Like most skills, it's easy once you know how and in this video we give you the knowhow.

    Once you've got the hang of it on small parts like these, you can scale it up for the big stuff. Go on, empty your swimming pool and zinc plate your chassis in it.