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Old 03-29-09, 07:16 PM   #16
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Hey Tee, you have a pic of your yellow fogs and the exhaust tip man?? Im thinking of getting the SC430 tips for my car, what do you guys think??
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Old 03-29-09, 07:40 PM   #17
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Hey Tee, you have a pic of your yellow fogs and the exhaust tip man?? Im thinking of getting the SC430 tips for my car, what do you guys think??
Thx for the props on the calipers, and here are the pics you asked for.

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wondering where you get the paint from or what kind of paint is it, or should i say what isthe best paint for calipers
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Old 03-29-09, 11:19 PM   #19
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Sweet. Looks nice. I'm so lazy...if I ever get around to doing this I'll go for black calipers
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Old 03-30-09, 01:12 AM   #20
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JD, looks real nice. I recall on another thread a while back when you were thinking about doing this combo. Congrats on a job well done.

For others (I know JD has seen this), here are some pics from when I did mine in the Red/White combo...
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wondering where you get the paint from or what kind of paint is it, or should i say what isthe best paint for calipers
JDMUSCLE may have used something else, and powder coating (pricey) is the best that I know of. I used the Dupli-Color paint kit....

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1. Blue taped around the rotors (like this pic)

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2. Use the caliper cleaner and then dry it off with a clean towel.

3. Stir the paint for about a 1min then start painting the calipers with the enclosed paint brush. The paint is very runny so paint in short strokes to avoid run away drips, you may have to put on more than one coat allow 10-15 min between coats. I put on two coats for all calipers, also the paint is a high gloss finish not flat.

4. After the paint drys (give a hour) then add stickers and park in the sun so it will help the paint cure faster.

5. Put your wheels back on and take pics to show your fellow CL members.

Easy as 1-2-3 fellas!

Any auto parts store should have it, I got mine at Advanced Auto Parts or you can buy it online.

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BTW the red and white dose look good or red and blk either one looks hot too!
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looking good!!!!!.......Ya will have to wait for GATO's....his are amazing!!!
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looks good bro, i have to do mine soon too!!
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Red and white does look good!!!

Hey Tee, thankx for the pics man!
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Black calibers look nasty Tee, Im really feelin that. I think i might have to copy. So that Dupli-color kit is fairly good you would say?
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Black calibers look nasty Tee, Im really feelin that. I think i might have to copy. So that Dupli-color kit is fairly good you would say?
The Dupli-color kit is the kit that I used to do my red&white calipers. There are even some you-tube DIY vids you can check out...
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Black calibers look nasty Tee, Im really feelin that. I think i might have to copy. So that Dupli-color kit is fairly good you would say?
I say it is a dayum good kit, and I say go for it!
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looks nice, it gives it a sporty look.
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just wondering if you just use or trust the spray can?????? for painting the calipers??
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