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      11-06-2011, 06:12 PM   #23
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Looks better on the Ferrari imo
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      11-06-2011, 07:54 PM   #24
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I asked my SA because I really REALLY wanted to paint my calipers black. He confirmed with his manager that it will give the dealer all the right to void the brakes from the maintenance warranty.
I guess I'll find out how that goes
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Looks great!
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Looks better on the Ferrari imo
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nice looks really clean
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      11-07-2011, 12:29 AM   #26
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IMO I would paint it in black just for preventing rust. As others say, the stock caliper is too ugly even though you paint it. Also it will fade over time especially on the track. The paint will peel off gradually.
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I ran into a photo of a White 458 Italia w/ red seats and yellow brakes. I was nervous and thought of it for months, but now I finally did it

What you all think?
looks very nice and clean.. did you do it yourself or got it done somewhere?
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niceee, love it!
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I asked my SA because I really REALLY wanted to paint my calipers black. He confirmed with his manager that it will give the dealer all the right to void the brakes from the maintenance warranty.
I'm SURE this differs dealer to dealer. Some SA's have more common sense and realize that a little paint (if done properly) has zero effect on the life/performance of braking components.
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Clean car & nice rims!
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      11-07-2011, 10:24 AM   #33
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That looks amazing! Awesome work, I painted mine red on space gray, but that yellow on white is outstanding.
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those turn'd out great!
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      11-07-2011, 05:02 PM   #35
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IMO I would paint it in black just for preventing rust. As others say, the stock caliper is too ugly even though you paint it. Also it will fade over time especially on the track. The paint will peel off gradually.
I had done this to my E46 and never had a problem with fading or peeling. I just need it to last 2.5 yrs lol
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looks very nice and clean.. did you do it yourself or got it done somewhere?
I did it myself. If there is any advice I can give, get an extra small paint brush to get the little tight spots. Much easier to deal with that way.
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I'm SURE this differs dealer to dealer. Some SA's have more common sense and realize that a little paint (if done properly) has zero effect on the life/performance of braking components.
I agree. Plus I barely did the inside of it.
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That looks amazing! Awesome work, I painted mine red on space gray, but that yellow on white is outstanding.
Red is nice too. I prob would have gone for red if I hadn't seen that Ferrari pic lol....Then again, check the yellow on gray. Sick!
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Thank you all for the nice comments by the way.
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I like....yellow i thinks looks good
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very nice, also did mine yellow a few days ago
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      11-07-2011, 08:38 PM   #39
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looks nice
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I like....yellow i thinks looks good
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very nice, also did mine yellow a few days ago
post some pics
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Looks good.

I am most likely going to test the fake brake covers out. http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-Front-Rear...ht_4299wt_1163

I dislike the brembo logo since I am not trying to be a poser....I am going to have them powdercoated some unique color.
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it looks good... on a 458 italia
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where did you paint ur calipers???
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