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Old 09-24-2004, 01:55   #1 (permalink)
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Thumbs up The calipers are painted!

well, I went out this morning to Supercheap, bought some red paint...not one to match the red pinstriping, I decided on something a wee bit brighter...
cleaned the calipers, and then just painted! So damn easy!

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The pictures really dont do it justice...and it was getting dark as I was taking the photos. I am very very happy with this cheap and simple mod!
I was also planning on doing part of the rotor, but then decided that would maybe bee a wee bit too much red.
Thanks for everyones advice on this!
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Old 09-24-2004, 05:18   #2 (permalink)
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Looks good mate, did you do the Disc Hubs aswell?
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Old 09-24-2004, 05:40   #3 (permalink)
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Re: The calipers are painted!

Thanks!

I was thinking of doing them too...but didnt for 2 reasons...
First they are rusty as all fu*k, well not so rusty but really coarse and horrible like they all go....
second, I thought it might be a bit too much red in there, but Im still undecided, as it may still look good.
I pulled the dust covers out and left them out, looks so much better, they just hide everything!
What do you think, would the rotor hubs look good done?

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Old 09-24-2004, 05:51   #4 (permalink)
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The rust will stop/go away if you paint it.
Behind your wheels it isnt to much red, Its not behind my 17's.
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Looks great! I cant wait to do mine! Red calipers on a white car is the best!
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Yeh nice one. The simple things make all the differance.
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Old 09-25-2004, 02:14   #7 (permalink)
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Top job mate, well done
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