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Old 08-08-14, 11:35 PM   #1
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Default DIY Repainted calipers from blue to burnt copper on my USB IS-F

After 4 winter's and summer I've decided to change color on my calipers from blue to burnt copper on my USB IS-F, pretty happy with results. Total cost for VHT paint,primer,clear,stripper, painter tape,acetone, decals and sand paper $75
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Old 08-08-14, 11:39 PM   #2
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Old 08-08-14, 11:44 PM   #3
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Old 08-08-14, 11:51 PM   #5
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Old 08-09-14, 12:01 AM   #6
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Old 08-09-14, 12:13 AM   #7
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much better man. that old color was awful.
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Damn, nice choice in color. Goes well with USB.
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Old 08-09-14, 02:07 AM   #9
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Amazing look. The burnt orange on USB is amazing. Goes well together.
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Looks very good and job well done...Always wanted to paint mine this color but just too damn lazy....
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Old 08-09-14, 07:09 AM   #11
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Gotta love paint stripper makes projects like this so much easier. Looks great man perfect color combo.
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damn looks good! nice work.

what brand is that blue tape from? never seen it before.
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looks great! makes me want to change my yellow calipers.
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nicely done dave!!!
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I agree with everyone else, the color combination goes well together - nice job!


Is the Brembo lettering a sticker or did you paint/stencil that on?

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