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I decided that since I'm getting rims I want to make my brakes look better. So today I just did the rear drums. I will get around to doing the front calipers later on.

First I sand blasted the drums


then I plugged/taped off the holes and applied powder


and here is the finished product after baking the powder. It is actually black chrome color


---------- Post added at 11:58 PM ---------- Previous post was at 11:55 PM ----------

I will update the thread after I do the calipers and actually have the new rims on



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Update

results after metallic clear top coat...











Updated 5/12/10







 

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sick dude.
i wish i could do this stuff
 

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looks good.

I am getting mine done soon but for the front calipers is it ok to powdercoat them?

what do u do about rubber piston boot when u bake it?

will it ruin the rubber piston boot cover?
 

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looks sick. dad has one of those machines that does power coating i think, but i'd never figure it out. so i'ma spray paint mane haha. looks amazing!
 

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looks great! you'll have to make sure to post some close ups of your new setup once its all installed, i want to see how sick these look when your new rims go on over em
 

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Thanks for the comments everyone!! I will address a multiquote now..

looks good.

I am getting mine done soon but for the front calipers is it ok to powdercoat them?

what do u do about rubber piston boot when u bake it?

will it ruin the rubber piston boot cover?
yes the front calipers are more work. you have to remove all of the rubber pieces or the heat will destroy them. That is why I did the drums first because they are the easiest lol. I will update the thread with the process once i do it.


looks sick. dad has one of those machines that does power coating i think, but i'd never figure it out. so i'ma spray paint mane haha. looks amazing!
lol dude it's very simple if you really want to do it. I mean if you have the hook up for powdercoating I say go for it!
 

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small update

I put my rims on so I have a shot of the drums behind the new rims. lookin pretty nice IMO.







Still planning on doing the calipers sometime.
 

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damn i'd like to do that on my balt
 

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Looks good! I need to do my calipers one of these days!
 

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Looks awesome. You might want to think about painting the inside of your wheel wells flat black. You know, the red part.
 

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I'm thinking that's gonna get sprayed with black undercoating eventually so that would be the same outcome.
 
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