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Old 05-13-2008, 01:55 AM
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What's up everyone?? I'm getting ready to paint the calipers on my '08 torch rec vert and I need some help. I what to use the g2 torch red paint but it cost about $60 compared to the duplicolor red which is much cheaper. Is there a big difference between the color and quality of these two paints? Thanks in advance.
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Old 05-13-2008, 03:28 AM
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sorri dont mean to thread jack but isnt it bad to paint the calipers bc the high heat paint holds the heat in the metal or calipers, so does that mean it takes longer for the brakes to cool down? jw bc i want to paint mine too n thats wat a someone told me...[sm=smiley13.gif]
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Old 05-13-2008, 06:10 AM
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duplicolor caliper paint kit works great
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Old 05-13-2008, 08:16 AM
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Anyone know if duplicolor caliper paint has a Grabber orange color or do I have to stick with the G2?
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Old 05-13-2008, 08:52 AM
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I don't think that duplicolor has the grabber orange. Again, it's a g2 limited edition color that you'll have to pay more for...
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Old 05-13-2008, 08:57 AM
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Looks like I'll have to pay the $70 bucks then..... ouch
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Old 05-13-2008, 09:08 AM
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Duplicolor just have the basic colors....black, white, red, etc. I did not use G2, but I painted my calipers almost two years ago and the brakes and paint are holding up as if new. Just ensure you clean the brake calipers very well and apply at least two coats of paint. Take your time and dont drive your stang for at least 24 hrs.


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Old 05-13-2008, 10:29 AM
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i put the duplicolor red on my torch red, it looks real good imo...13 dollar mod..
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Old 05-13-2008, 10:45 AM
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Used G2. Was super easy.

After a LONG drive after work, I parked it to wash the car. From me guessing, after that long drive of go and stop, it heated up the brakes and when I hit the water with it, it chipped a little piece off.

Posted about it in one of the threads, and Bill (guy from Wheelskin.com) PM'd and said that G2 has a life time warranty. Next thing I know, I have a replacement can of paint and I can fix my chip for free.

Here is a place for 50$ and then you can use mustangforum05 for 5% off. I think its worth it to do it right the first time. If you want a limited edition, you can PM Bill and I'm sure he could look it up for you.

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ORIGINAL: 1hfd

What's up everyone?? I'm getting ready to paint the calipers on my '08 torch rec vert and I need some help. I what to use the g2 torch red paint but it cost about $60 compared to the duplicolor red which is much cheaper. Is there a big difference between the color and quality of these two paints? Thanks in advance.
Do the DupliColor and save your money. Its excellent paint and easy to apply.

Here's a vid showing how to do it.
http://www.duplicolor.com/training/c..._training.html
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