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How To: Paint Your Calipers: The Right Way.

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:p34r: you guys think you know, but you have no idea.

what if you know you know? :ph34r:

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Peter...you posted at 5:15 am. I thought I was the early riser...DAYUM!!!

:p34r: you guys think you know, but you have no idea.

i know nothing ;)

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I put the VOLVO Vinyl decals I won from Ebay, on mine and clear coated them about 4-5 coats to seal the decals in, and also put them in my oven for about 30 minutes to have them cure. SO far it has been close to a year since I did my calipers and they still look great. They do get dirty with brake dust , but I just spray them off and then they look new again. God Bless :)

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Nice write-up! I wouldn't want to use the oven method though, my wife would KILL me (literally).

she'll get over it eventually :ph34r: hopefully, me and my dad used to cook go-kart slick tires in moms oven

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I'm sure there's a write up on this somewhere. I couldn't find it, but I wanted to do a write up of how I paint my calipers.

http://volvospeed.com/Mods/caliperpaint.htm

And if you use a propper 2 part paint the catalyst will remove the need for heat to cure the paint.

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so 350 for 30 mins to an hour. what if the yeast rises too quick? what should i do?

now while baking, should you leave the door open at the first notch? or close it :ph34r:

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so 350 for 30 mins to an hour. what if the yeast rises too quick? what should i do?

now while baking, should you leave the door open at the first notch? or close it :ph34r:

If the yeast rises too quickly...............you better go to the store and get yourself some Monistat 7 to control it :P . Hope this helps. God Bless :)

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That is awesome. Super glossy!

What calipers are those?

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I'm sure you know.... only a little bit of it.

haha, I know where you got those from, and the deal that went through for it....so I think I know more than you think I know lol.

good luck man, it's gonna be a sick first on a yellow!

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haha, I know where you got those from, and the deal that went through for it....so I think I know more than you think I know lol.

good luck man, it's gonna be a sick first on a yellow!

It was a great deal, wasn't it?

:lol: you still have no idea, though :)

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I took off the bleeder nipples, pistons, and seals from the calipers. The large bolts that hold the halves together stayed and painted (thats how they are stock, and that's how Porsche does it).

Rebuilding a 4 pot caliper is pretty simple. For the general public, I'd rate it a 5 on (1 being easy like headlight bulbs, 10 being an engine rebuild). A write up for the caliper rebuild is coming.

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