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Painted calipers!

Postby ReeceCozaa » Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:43 pm

So thoughtd I'd showcase the paint job I did on my gsr the other day. Paint coated the seeable side of my calipers red.

For anyone wondering on what I used;

-Dupicolour red high resistant calipers spray(1 can allowed for 3 coats on all four calipers.)
-Metal wire brush
-Brake cleaner
-Lots of foil/newspaper
-Masking tape

It isn't as hard as I thought it would be, just very time consuming to mask off all spots! Tell me what you guys think, has anyone else sprayed theirs?
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Re: Painted calipers!

Postby Lancer1993 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:15 pm

Yeah prep is the key, takes hours to get ready they painting takes minutes (allowing time between coats) but well worth the effort, I did mine in yellow over 2 years ago and they still look great. I didn't worry about paint on the back of the pads.
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Re: Painted calipers!

Postby lancerdarryl » Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:38 pm

Nice job,they always look good when done neatly.
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Re: Painted calipers!

Postby ReeceCozaa » Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:44 pm

lancerdarryl wrote:Nice job,they always look good when done neatly.


Hahah thanks man! That's for sure!

Lancer1993 wrote:Yeah prep is the key, takes hours to get ready they painting takes minutes (allowing time between coats) but well worth the effort, I did mine in yellow over 2 years ago and they still look great. I didn't worry about paint on the back of the pads.


Oooo yellow would look awesome, yeah the prep is the real big pain.. I did the same, just coated the front, yolo about the back

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Re: Painted calipers!

Postby Kyrus » Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:55 pm

thats +25KW right there
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Re: Painted calipers!

Postby ReeceCozaa » Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:34 pm

Bahaha that's right, time for new decals/stickers, that's another 32kw

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Re: Painted calipers!

Postby Lancer1993 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:54 pm

Kyrus wrote:thats +25KW right there

Yellow gives you 26Kw :)
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Re: Painted calipers!

Postby Mystique » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:00 am

Rofl.
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Re: Painted calipers!

Postby ReeceCozaa » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:36 am

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