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Old 12-13-2007, 04:21 PM
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if i powdercoat my calipers will theinsides still fit in them?
 
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Old 12-13-2007, 05:27 PM
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No they wont.

Just normally paint them. Thats what everyone else does.
 
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Old 12-13-2007, 06:34 PM
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Im sure they will if you just tape off the internal areas, only have them powdercoat the outside of the caliper.
 
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Old 12-14-2007, 08:15 AM
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im goin for it. yea everybody paints theres n everybody has cheap lookin cracked calipers= rice imo
 
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Old 12-14-2007, 08:51 AM
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I know it can be done, it's a fairly common mod in my area. You just have to completely take apart the brakes which sucks.
 
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Old 12-14-2007, 11:31 AM
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Mine never cracked. You have to use caliper paint
 
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Old 12-14-2007, 10:01 PM
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does that stuff have the same finish n qualities? i want it too look nice and be resistant to brake dust. not just red.
 
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Old 12-15-2007, 01:32 AM
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Yeah thats what caliper paint is.
 
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Old 12-18-2007, 01:11 AM
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Or just replace them with high performance/aftermarket one
 
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Old 12-18-2007, 04:37 PM
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i was considering that, the NHT's look pretty sweet but i got a timing belt coming up and insurance in april [:@]
 

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