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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 5:13 pm 
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I got an ed fairmont which im about to put xr rims on, should i paint the calipers and if so, which color?
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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 5:54 pm 
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want us to put the wheels on too?

 

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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:04 pm 
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comon mate, just want some opions on whether i should paint them or not..
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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:06 pm 
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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:07 pm 
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Its entirely up to you mate. Naturally they'll look better painted...and as for colour; red is getting boring (and you don't want it to look like a try hard Brembo kit) so colour again is your choice. Do you want them to stand out or not? If not, paint em black (easy to keep clean too :lol: ) want em to look good but not stand out paint em silver, or maybe colour match them to the car???

 

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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:31 pm 
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Yeh, black get's my vote... Unless you've got nice big 4 pot calipers and whopping big slotted rotors then you don't really want to be showing your brakes off. Let your new wheels take all the glory. 8-)
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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:59 pm 
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I painted mine, when I rebuilt them, baked them in the oven, then rekitted them, better than lookin rusty.

 

 

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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 7:05 pm 
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Yeh, black get's my vote... Unless you've got nice big 4 pot calipers and whopping big slotted rotors then you don't really want to be showing your brakes off. Let your new wheels take all the glory. 8-)


Im with Mongoose on this one, why show off single pot calipers seriously....
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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 7:34 pm 
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What colors the car?

 

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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 8:25 pm 
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Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 11:56 pm 
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So black is the colour... simple...
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