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      02-17-2015, 11:27 AM   #1
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Painted Calipers

Finally got my calipers back from the shop and had a chance to put the fronts on. Very pleased with how they turned out!
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      02-17-2015, 11:33 AM   #2
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Done the right way, nice!
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      02-17-2015, 12:04 PM   #3
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Those are nice.
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      02-17-2015, 12:07 PM   #4
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I would have smoothed out the casting lines before painting
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      02-17-2015, 12:40 PM   #5
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damn that looks good, i need to do this.
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Those came out awesome!! Now post some more pics of them installed
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      02-17-2015, 01:10 PM   #7
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That looks great! Nice color! More pics from a distance please!
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      02-17-2015, 01:19 PM   #8
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I love the blue and the paint looks PERFECT! My one pet peeve, what fastaction said below! I did that when I painted mine and it made them look a tad bit cleaner. Still though, bad ass!

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      02-17-2015, 01:20 PM   #9
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Looks good!!!
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I love the blue and the paint looks PERFECT! My one pet peeve, what fastaction said below! I did that when I painted mine and it made them look a tad bit cleaner. Still though, bad ass!
Thanks, guys. Yeah I forgot to mention they are actually powder coated and not painted. I agree though, sanding them some would have made them look a little cleaner.
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Those came out awesome!! Now post some more pics of them installed
Will do! Still need to get the rears rebuilt and installed then bleed them all.
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      02-17-2015, 10:33 PM   #12
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Nice color, look really good.
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nice! did you just take the to a powder coat shop? im looking to do something like this to mine eventually
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nice! did you just take the to a powder coat shop? im looking to do something like this to mine eventually
Yeah they chemically stripped the paint then sand blasted them. They did a coat of metallic silver then a color called candy blue on top of that.
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I have been thinking about doing mine blue. Love the way they came out, good work.
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I would have avoided the "BMW" or go with a smaller font. Love the blue though!
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Looks extremely good, how much did it cost if you dont mind me asking?
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looks good
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do it once, do it right. OMFG
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      02-18-2015, 07:16 AM   #20
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Those look great! So many questions....Where did you have them done? How much did they charge you? Do you know what color selection they carry, I am looking for red? What color is your car?
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I have done that ony S4 and I will say its not worth the cost. I rather just rattle can calipers way less expensive. Don't get me wrong they look great powder coated but too much money.
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      02-18-2015, 01:04 PM   #22
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I always wanted to that, never had the time
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