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Old 10-29-2007
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Painted Brake Calipers

so today i got bored and i was low on gas so i wasnt go anywhere the rest of the nite so i decided to paint my calipers i think they turned out pretty good IMO tell me what ya'll thinnk!

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heres the caliper
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here it is with my wheel on
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Lookin good!
Care to go into the details of this?
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sure!
what do you wanna know?
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they turned out good, what kind of paint did you use
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i went to orielys and bout dupli-color caliper paint with ceramic its a kit it comes with paint a brush stir stick tape to tape off stuff you dont want painted and cleaning spray the spray works really well spray it the use like a tooth brush to clean it

ill be doing the drums later today
i ran out of daylight yesterday
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That sounds pretty easy then if its spray and scrub. I'd be interested to know how well the hold up in the long run with such little prep work.

Looks good though, especially with those wheels.
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thanks for the complaments
i just finished the rear drums about 10 mins ago
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here the kit i used
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heres the drum
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here the fished product
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turned out very well the box say it takes about 2hours to dry enought to drive and 24hrs to cure
i did a little extra prep beyond what the box said instead of using the spray and a tooth brush i used a wire brush and then went over it with sandpaper
over all i think it took about an hour to do the rear drums very easy. the front calipers were a little harder only cuz i didnt remove them i remover the drums and used a larger brush as well ask any questions ill be happy to answer them
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looks great.
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does it come in harvest gold color? it would be cool to paint them to match my truck!
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Dam, i painted my brake calipers and drums black with spray paint last summer. But now that I see your painted i wish i hadnt and painted them red with that kind of paint.

Nice job man
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Looks great man
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looking good man. you say you used a wire brush on the area first, before painting it right?
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yeah
i sprayed the cleaner that came with the kit the wire brushed it but im not sure what other colors it comes in i know red black yellow blue of courseand thanks for the compliments
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That looks real good. Great job!
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Looks good. You have any picture of the whole truck?
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Looks good. You have any picture of the whole truck?
thanks and not yet i should soon tho the only camera i have is my phone
as you can tel from the pics they suck
but thanks for the props
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