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Old 01-08-2010, 08:37 AM   #29
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How about where did you get the calipers from or did you have them painted....The rotors do look nice, wish i had that kind of money to dish out on some but maybe one day i will
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Old 01-08-2010, 05:10 PM   #30
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How about where did you get the calipers from or did you have them painted....The rotors do look nice, wish i had that kind of money to dish out on some but maybe one day i will
I just painted the factory Brembos.
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Old 01-22-2010, 07:52 PM   #31
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Got mine done today between rain drops. Racing brake drilled slotted rotors, braided stainless brake lines, hawk ceramic pads, motul RBF600.
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Old 01-27-2010, 09:12 PM   #32
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i might have missed this somewhere else, but what exactly is the benefit of having stainless steel lines? and if i wanted to paint my calipers like you did, when taking them off the car, does it drain the fluid?

brakes look good! i'll be purchasing some of these rotors & pads once my stockers need to be replaced!
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Old 01-27-2010, 09:31 PM   #33
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i might have missed this somewhere else, but what exactly is the benefit of having stainless steel lines? and if i wanted to paint my calipers like you did, when taking them off the car, does it drain the fluid?

brakes look good! i'll be purchasing some of these rotors & pads once my stockers need to be replaced!
They don't expand like the plain rubber lines do. When you hit the pedal, all the force goes to the pistons in the calipers. Gives you a lot firmer pedal.

I only used aprox 4 ozs of fluid putting on these lines. I replaced one at a time and bled that line before moving on to the next one. Less chance of air working its way up the line. And you only need to bleed the inner bleeder since there is no way for air to get into the caliper itself.
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Old 01-27-2010, 10:13 PM   #34
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+1 on the expanding rubber brake lines. Brake system is a hard line all the way from master cylinder to the wheel wells, then stock rubber hoses connect to the calipers. Braided lines help to continue the "Hard lines" out the the calipers.

Used the G2 rotor paint kit. You can get their stock colors for about $45 or get the paint matched to your paint code for $100. I got the matched paint. No need to take them off.

It will take about 5 hours to do, car on 4 jack stands, wheels off, mask calipers, run around your car 5 times painting the calipers as you go. They will start looking good after the 4th coat & finish up by the 5th. Paint is self leveling and hardens. You have to be ready to go, because once the hardner goes in the paint, you got 4 hours to finish!
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:14 AM   #35
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i might have missed this somewhere else, but what exactly is the benefit of having stainless steel lines? and if i wanted to paint my calipers like you did, when taking them off the car, does it drain the fluid?

brakes look good! i'll be purchasing some of these rotors & pads once my stockers need to be replaced!
+1 on the reduction in expansion. It works out to about 99% stiffer than OE rubber lines in lab testing.

Also, top-quality stainless steel lines (like Goodridge) don't let moisture get into the brake fluid over time like rubber lines do -- another plus.

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Finally the rears are ready!!!!!

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