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Old 03-12-2010, 05:16 PM
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Brake caliper color for a redfire? Something cool and different would be refrigerator white.
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Old 03-13-2010, 09:46 AM
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I painted my calipers chrome silver from a rattle can. Cleaned the calipers good spray painted and they turned out fine. I did this over a year ago and they still look good. I also did the same on the 07 mustang(vista blue) and the paint was on them for over two years.
Current mustang vapor silver.
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Old 03-13-2010, 10:14 AM
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I used the blue G2 color on my 07 the summer of 2008. In 2009 I put caliper stickers on the front and rear, the paint peeled off on the rear calipers when putting them on. The car is garaged in the winter, and I took great care to clean off the calipers before applying the paint. I am a little disappointed.
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Old 03-13-2010, 10:21 AM
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Duplicolor - Brush kit - Red

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Old 03-14-2010, 09:04 PM
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I haven't used the G2 kit but it has to be better than the Dupli-color. I used Dupli-color on another car and it started coming off in a couple of months. Next time I think I'll powdercoat them.
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Old 03-15-2010, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by fordracefan View Post
Do you have pics of the vista blue brake?
I'll try and post some tonight.

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Old 03-15-2010, 11:23 AM
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Think the previous owner used duplicolor paint and it got chips all over. I'm thinking of using the G2 epoxy kit. Looks like it has a nice thick clear coat and the red paint has metallic qualities to it.

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Old 03-15-2010, 12:34 PM
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i have used both. i used the Duplicolor on my current car. let just say i will be re-painting them this spring with the G2 kit.

Duplicolor is a waist of time.
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Old 03-15-2010, 06:12 PM
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G2 all the way, its a little more money but its worth it, it sticks much better and doesnt chip as easily
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Old 03-15-2010, 06:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Shadow7874 View Post
What color would you paint them if you had a redfire? I want to paint mine but I'm not sure what color. I plan on chrome rims in the future
In my opinion paint them redfire. thats what i did on mine and it looks great, Ill find some pictures and post them up for you
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