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      04-06-2013, 04:48 PM   #1
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Powder coated brake calipers

sorry having trouble attaching a photo.
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      04-06-2013, 04:58 PM   #2
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I just got my car back from having this mod done. I was able to get a very close match on the powder coat paint with my Melbourne Red. BMW brakes aren't the prettiest, but at least now they're a nice color.
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      04-06-2013, 06:48 PM   #3
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Looks great. I am with you. Love the clean look.
I spend 8 hours painting all 4 calipers VHT high temp red. 7 of the 8 hours was spent cleaning and prepping.
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Nice job now you have the other three to paint...
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really need a rear m-performance kit for the rear breaks in order to upgrade both at the same time. This does look good though
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Gonna do mine in black when I get time. I think they are too ugly to dare to attract any attention to them.
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what's up with the rusty rotors? Time to hammer down on the brakes !!
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what's up with the rusty rotors? Time to hammer down on the brakes !!
Yeah that seems to show up whenever I wash the car. comes right off though.
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Yeah that seems to show up whenever I wash the car. comes right off though.
I always take my car for a short run around the block after washing the car and apply the brakes a few times this prevents the rust to take over

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Got any pictures from further away?
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Got any pictures from further away?
I'll do that when I get back in town next week
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