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Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 4:33 pm 
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I want to change my stock brake calipers from the black ones to red. How would i go about doing this? will i need to get a brake upgrade to be able to get them red or is there another way? Cheers.
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Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 4:35 pm 
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you can just paint them.

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 4:44 pm 
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yeah there are a few threads on here suggesting which paints to use; have a search for them, some paints are better than others!!!

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 5:07 pm 
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Yeah dude most hardware or auto parts supply outlets will sell you the paint to do the job....just get high temp paint like the 650'c stuff

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 6:41 pm 
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yeah just paint them in either engine enamel or with VHT heat resistant paint. check out my user gallery, i painted mine blue
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Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 8:02 pm 
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yeah just paint them in either engine enamel or with VHT heat resistant paint. check out my user gallery, i painted mine blue


Yeahthe VHT gear is what u need...ive never tried it but supercheap actually sell high heast resistent enamels for metal and the picture on the spray can is a brake calliper so ....

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2006 8:50 pm 
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Ive done it...painted mine red with cheap stuff from Supercheap...no VHT stuff....it has lasted a year so far and still looks perfect.....I did mine while still on the car, just masked around the area....cleaned them and scrubbed with a wire brush...then spray away....simple....
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