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Power Surge 10-03-2012 07:08 PM

Painted Calipers..finally
 
Well I was off today, and my decision for the day was either spend the day painting my calipers, or go trade my 5 month car in on an ST. I think I made the more financially sound choice.

Took most of the day, between disassembly, cleaning, and multiple coats of everything. For the red, I used an actual brush on ceramic caliper paint kit, which dries to a hard and smooth surface. For the brackets, I used gloss black epoxy roll bar/chassis paint for some chip resistance. Did three coats on each part. I think it was worth a good days work.

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r...alipers003.jpg

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r...alipers001.jpg

I will post up some pics of the car over the next few days to show them with the wheels. My car is filthy and it's raining the past few days here.

Krod_ManDoon 10-03-2012 07:17 PM

Looks good. Like that you went with car color. I've been wanting to do mine but not sure whether to go Ford Blue or something brighter. You get the paint from local store?

sbc17 10-03-2012 07:19 PM

Wow, looks great! That will look really nice with the race red.

ProSilverVT02 10-03-2012 08:43 PM

What was the actual product you used??... because that looks amazing.

duc450 10-03-2012 10:47 PM

Looking good

doublej 10-04-2012 06:35 AM

Oh look, fake Brembo's

BetaDnB 10-04-2012 06:49 AM

Those look good. I don't know your car. What wheels are in front of those?

frinesi2 10-04-2012 07:04 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by doublej (Post 4386490)
Oh look, fake Brembo's

No, those are stock calipers painted red and black.

THESE are fake Brembos:


http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/j...n/e8448326.jpg

jdubhack 10-04-2012 08:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BetaDnB (Post 4386500)
Those look good. I don't know your car. What wheels are in front of those?

His sig says the stock 18" Ti wheels. I imagine he also used the G2 kit for the calipers.

bsp_53 10-04-2012 09:37 AM

Nice [thumb]


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