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I was just wondering what kind of thing others were doing with the brake calibers...

Here's mine



 

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I was just wondering what kind of thing others were doing with the brake calibers...

Here's mine



looks good, but i see theres something wrong...oh yeah its that Steelers "SS" logo:toung: jk jk. i was wondering where you get the paint for the calipers?
 

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looks good, but i see theres something wrong...oh yeah its that Steelers "SS" logo:toung: jk jk. i was wondering where you get the paint for the calipers?
I got it from auto zone. You can get spray or if you prefer a brush kit
 

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Here's mine. Just did it Monday. I only did the front - I have drums in the back.

 

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use to have my calipers red so i opted to go with black this time. i think it looks better



 

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use to have my calipers red so i opted to go with black this time. i think it looks better
Oh how I love Konig rims... esp the hotswaps! haha


Here r my...

Drums:


Calipers: (bad cell phone pic when car was dirty)


That's the same color that's on my interior trim...
And here they are w/ the whole car

 

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yes sir...lol Caliper paint goes up to 900 degrees. They got a bunch of colors at most auto stores. The brush takes longer to dry though. The spray dries quicker but goes everywhere...lol
 

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yes sir...lol Caliper paint goes up to 900 degrees. They got a bunch of colors at most auto stores. The brush takes longer to dry though. The spray dries quicker but goes everywhere...lol
I figured as much. Darn, once my back gets healed up from surgery, I'll have to redo mine because they are chipping.

How about clear coat? Do i need to put that on?
The paint on my drums is peeling.
 

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I figured as much. Darn, once my back gets healed up from surgery, I'll have to redo mine because they are chipping.

How about clear coat? Do i need to put that on?
The paint on my drums is peeling.
I didn't use any clear coat because as far as I know there isn't any high heat clear coat. The caliper paint is good enough. It goes on and seams real thing then as it dries it thickens up.
 

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I didn't use any clear coat because as far as I know there isn't any high heat clear coat. The caliper paint is good enough. It goes on and seams real thing then as it dries it thickens up.
What kind of prepping do I need to do to make it stick better?
Primer? if so, what kind?
 

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You really don't need primer in this case, but if you want you can use primer it just has to be the 1500 degree kind and its sandable. Or you can just get the caliper cleaner(comes with brush paint kit) sold seperate with spray. Spray the calipers with the cleaner and use a scrub pad or something abrasive to clean and rough up the calipers. Then wipe them down, let them dry, and you can apply the paint from that point.
 

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You really don't need primer in this case, but if you want you can use primer it just has to be the 1500 degree kind and its sandable. Or you can just get the caliper cleaner(comes with brush paint kit) sold seperate with spray. Spray the calipers with the cleaner and use a scrub pad or something abrasive to clean and rough up the calipers. Then wipe them down, let them dry, and you can apply the paint from that point.
Big help blackngold20.
What did I do wrong last time?

I sanded them down, clean off the debris from the sanding, and sprayed like 3 coats on. I guess it was the 500 degree engine paint that didnt work huh?
 

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They look great all! I have to get around to doing this. I have a lot of little cheap mods I need to to while I pay for my other stuff lol
 
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