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Old 04-05-13, 06:27 PM   #1
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Default brake calipers painted and decals on!

Had a nice weekend completing my mini project on my car. G2 Paint on the calipers, decals on thanks to Matt from MotoGFX!!

here are some pics, and if you have any questions, please ask. this was a very easy fun project.

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Turned out nicely. Simple and subtle enough.
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Looks really nice
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Looking good.
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That looks pretty damn cool!
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reference to where we can purchase the paint/decals from?
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Thanks everyone!

For the G2 Paint (Ive been told its the best for painting calipers)
http://www.g2usa.com/

For the decals, use MotoGFX, I originally ordered some off ebay, and it was the incorrect size
http://motogfx.com/lexus/

Make sure if you have the same calipers as me, you get the curved lexus decals.
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looks pretty good....did you clear coat it after decal installation
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no, i did not. Would you recommend it?
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yes do it so the decals don't come off easily
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will do, thanks for the info
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Did you remove the calipers to paint them?
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you can always paint the caliper the color you want the lexus logo, apply decal, then paint the second color and peel off the logo sticker. this way you wont have to worry about peeling. I would also recomend clearing coating it.
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Default Clear Coat

What type of clear coat would you suggest....is there something available to deal with the heat from the calipers.....I just want to do it right!

Thanks DT....you just helped me make up my mind what color caliper I want!

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^Yes; I've used this and it has withstood the 2+yrs of DD'ing so far!

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