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      04-13-2010, 03:45 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Painted My Calipers and Hubs

This was my Saturday project. I decided my calipers needed to be dressed up a bit. I was also tired of looking at my rusty hubs...a little G2 brushable caliper paint ...and problem solved!

I decided to go with black for the calipers, so I ended up with a fairly understated OEM look. I used silver on the hubs.

DIY here.


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looks clean! i did mine all silver
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looks clean! i did mine all silver
Thanks! I thought about silver for the calipers also...I think that would have looked good as well. This was quite a bit of work, but worth it!
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Looks fantastic. I've used G2 caliber paint on a number of cars already with great success.
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very nice project, turned out very well!
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Looks fantastic. I've used G2 caliber paint on a number of cars already with great success.
Thanks guys! The G2 was pretty easy to use and I'm very satisfied with the way it turned out.
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nice job...
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nice job...
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nice, i did my calipers soon as i got the car, just need to do the hub nowhttp://www.e90post.com/forums/images/smilies/wink.gif
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Nice! Im going to do this, but im not sure which color to use, my car is Electric Red and im debating between the red or black G2.
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nice, i did my calipers soon as i got the car, just need to do the hub nowhttp://www.e90post.com/forums/images/smilies/wink.gif
Yep, I was really itching to do my hubs...hated the rust, it just looked awful!

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Nice! Im going to do this, but im not sure which color to use, my car is Electric Red and im debating between the red or black G2.
Thanks. Red could be cool, it may be hard match the reds though. You can request a color swatch to help make a determination. The G2 website also says they will make custom colors, they just need the paint code, it does cost extra though at $100-$130. Black, on the other hand, would be a sure thing. Good luck.
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nice bro! i did the same thing. blk brake calipers are the ishhhhhh!
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i like silver better imho
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nice bro! i did the same thing. blk brake calipers are the ishhhhhh!
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Nice work. Its on my "to do" list also. I really like the G2 paint/epoxy.
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Perfect. I am going to be painting my calipers black this weekend aswell. I think it looks so clean in black and very OEM.
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Good job!
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ohhh gotta do this. Nice man.
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nicely done
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Looks great! Well done.
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good job looks nice and clean!!
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Nice work. Its on my "to do" list also. I really like the G2 paint/epoxy.
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