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On the off chance that you’d ever wondered how much chrome actually went into the average American car in the 1950s, this image shows you in quite some detail. The thought of having to keep all of that shiny is enough to make your eyes water.

Ben Branch Profile Picture Silodrome - 1955 Bel Air Chrome
Founder & Senior Editor Silodrome

Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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