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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 4:11 pm 
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can anyone show me a pic of a ea-eb or na-nc with painted brake calipers, as im thinking of doing it to my nc,

 

 

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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 4:46 pm 
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here u go mate

 

 

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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 4:47 pm 
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its really easy just put tape over the parts where u don't wanna paint and i used engine enamel

 

 

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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:17 pm 
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plastic bags also work well protecting other parts from overspray...

 

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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:21 pm 
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so you didnt even take the calpier off? just degreased, masked the area and spary?

 

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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:23 pm 
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yeh just make sure u cover the parts from over sparying i din't have to take it off just take ur wheel off and if u want degrease it

 

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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:48 pm 
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i did it to mine it made it look alot beter and more sporty i used caliper paint it costed me $12 i think i also painted my hubs black
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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:53 pm 
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u need to take the brake pads out though so u fdont paint them

 

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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 6:35 pm 
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ea_falcon wrote:
u need to take the brake pads out though so u fdont paint them
yeah.. if you have parkinsons.. you can do it with them in... you just have to be very carefull.. and use a very small brush..

 

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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 7:09 pm 
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painting things with a brush looks s**t i spray painted mine you get an even coat and no streak marks
would you paint your car with a brush??????

 

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Posted: Wed May 21, 2008 7:19 pm 
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cool thanks, ill give it ago on he weekend

 

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