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challe
09-10-2004, 01:53 PM
Have u paint your Calipers ? :cool:

I maybe should ,,, but in what color match mauritsius Blue ?
Let me see your pics of it ?

http://www.nsxprime.com/FAQ/DIY/images/frwheel.jpg

Challe / *th-up*

Justin e36
09-10-2004, 02:19 PM
red, black, or white.

Slowered318
09-10-2004, 02:21 PM
Silver.. with "BMW" written on it

challe
09-10-2004, 02:23 PM
:cool: Thank u Justin e36!

I will think about it .

Challe / *th-up*

challe
09-10-2004, 02:24 PM
:rolleyes: Hi Slowered318 !

Thank u ,,,,,,silver ,,, maybe great !


Challe / :eek:

325isRED
09-10-2004, 02:28 PM
just make sure you dont buy the cheep kind... buy the 3 stage one... and do a proper job (sand your calipers... let sit for as long as needed, ect....) so it wont flake off

Jordan
09-10-2004, 06:45 PM
Don't go ricer style and paint your calipers. If you want your calipers colored break them down, have them powdercoated, and rebuild them.

Paint is ghetto, and even the good paints will fade, bubble, and flake.

I completely diassembled my calipers, cleaned them up the best I could with solvents and dropped them off at the powdercoaters. They then spent 1hr media blasting them to bare metal, then powdercoated them the color of my choice.

Bill ended up being $140 or so. Powdercoat is pretty much for life.

http://www.r3vlimited.com/Media/e30theproject/Pictures/June2003/062303-002.jpg

http://www.r3vlimited.com/Media/e30theproject/Pictures/June2004/062604-006.JPG

Lennon
09-10-2004, 06:59 PM
Those calipers look good Jordan, but do us all a favor, and change those ugly ass rims.

vertakul
09-10-2004, 08:58 PM
Jordan.. as much as I think you're an honest asshole.. ahah.. you do things right man!

i had a really half assed paintjob done and the next time I do it (this winter).. it's going to be done like yours was.. every nut and bolt greased and polished and replaced.*th-up*

AMG_POWER
09-10-2004, 10:31 PM
On my ML55 they are red and i HATE IT, doesn't look good!!! I didnt painted them, they came like that from the factory...

munichman
09-11-2004, 12:31 AM
yea powder coated is definately the way to go.

///m powered
09-11-2004, 12:33 AM
Originally posted by Lennon
Those calipers look good Jordan, but do us all a favor, and change those ugly ass rims.

I love them http://newcelica.org/forums/images/smilies/hide.gif

T-spec
09-11-2004, 12:43 AM
polish them and clear them. or polish them and paint them with a translucent powdercoat colour, that would be sick, if possible.

challe
09-11-2004, 03:47 AM
:cool: Thank u all for those sugestions !
Much to think about ,,,,,,,, puhhhhhh !

Very great job "Jordan" ..... what a great pics !!!!!!!!:eek:
And those rims aint bad ,,,,,:idea:

Have Fun !

Challe / *th-up*

JazzM
09-13-2004, 01:53 PM
///M calipers painted silver... :)
T.