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Nice day in Macclesfield so thought I'd paint the calipers

Front done



Backs a WIP



Now all done










Not too in your face



Sorry for the crap photos done with the iPod

Alec
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300 degree engine lacquer

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Hmmm..... am I the only one that doesn't like it?? I did it on my 1st car, but then grew up and realised it's not worth it IMO. Will lookok on a white car, I don't think it will suit many other colours at all.


Maybe I'm glad I got the grey, I like the silver calipers and think that red behind my wheels would look way too garish.



Alec, how are you doing it without removing them from the car?
 

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This looks awesome. THink it would great with the grey. Is it easy to do? What's the procedure?
 

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Ta!! Looks like hard work (lazy weekend feeling setting in
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Did discover two more unfilled holes but these are bigger than the ones that I bought the other plugs for, typical!

Underneath behind rear tyres on both sides



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ob1kxb said:
just a small comment, you can put more than 1 picture in a post


on topic: looks pretty very nice
Thanks
I wasnt sure abot uthe Red on Red but it looks good I think.

Yes I know you can put more than one pic in a post
, but for some reason it takes ages and makes it lock up! So I have had to post one at a time.
 

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This is one of the best/cheapest mods I think you can do! love the red look on a black car.

I'll be doing mine in the next few weeks. I used Japlac on my TT and the finish was pretty good! what do you guys recommend using?
 

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I went for the easiest to get hold of, Halfords 300 c engine enamel link.

If I'd been a bit better prepared I would probably have got a better brand but the weather was nice and Halfords were just down the road.

Unless you are intending stripping the calipers remember it is just decorative, the original paint is still underneath protecting the calipers.

Alec
 
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