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Re: Want to paint my calipars (nirav)

you would probably jack up your car, remove wheels. And then cover with newspaper or whatever the whole brake except the calipers ofcourse. then spray with one of those high temp paints?
 

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Re: Want to paint my calipars (MRP2001GTi)

quote:[HR][/HR]brush on caliper paint is more than worth the cost!! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif [HR][/HR]​
where did you get the paint and how much does it cost?
 

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Re: Want to paint my calipars (MRP2001GTi)

Very nice! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
quote:[HR][/HR]brush on caliper paint is more than worth the cost!! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

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Re: Want to paint my calipars (skizzott30)

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where did you get the paint and how much does it cost?
I know machvw.com sells the brush on paint for around 40.00.[HR][/HR]​
wow expensive, just goto an auto store and buy some high temp paint, should be cheaper than that. dunno how much it was when my friend did this to his protege5 but it wasnt even close to being that much.
with brush on it take time more than anything.
 

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Re: Want to paint my calipars (nirav)

quote:[HR][/HR]What color should I paint mine, since I have an indigo blue Golf, and alloy 18"s I'm debating wheather to paint then red or silver[HR][/HR]​
i think red would look hot on a blue car http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: Want to paint my calipars (mjd)

high temp engine paint (only use 900F and above)
1. Take off wheel
2. cover any area around the callipers.
3. paint the calipers with either brush or spray paint. do 3 coats for longer duration.
4. wait about a full hous.
5. put wheel back on and drive off.
Here's the result:
 

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Re: Want to paint my calipars (Liquid1.8T)

quote:[HR][/HR]See, he CAN do stuff.
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Of course I can
ROCKnRLR just badmouths my reputation here because it's his only defense mechanism. He couldn't even paint his own callipers... imagine working on an engine... He's always crying for his mommy when Quicksilver337 and I are not around to fix all the stuff he breaks...
 

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Re: Want to paint my calipars (nianmuzik)

I can't believe no one has mentioned cleaning the caliper as one of the paint-preparation steps.
It's THE most important step! If the caliper is not cleaned properly your calipers will look like a$$ after a few months or a couple months tops.
With that said, to clean mine I went to Home Depot and got a set of those wire brush disc thingies. Stuck 'em in my Dad's electric drill and went to town. For hours. Then I applied Foliatec lacquer brush on paint, and they still look like I just painted them. This was last september.
 
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