Let me see if I can answer some of these...
Cost? Depends on what you have done.
Turn around time? Apparently, this isn't Jim's busy season as mine only took about 3 weeks door to door.
Harder Chrome? Jim told me His chrome plating process is more durable than the standard process used by OEM's.
Everything went Very Smooth and I'm sure he could do the same job for you. I wouldn't hesitate using or recommending him to anyone.