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Old 03-12-2013, 11:07 PM   #1
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Cool New Mods! Crystal Red calipers and showstopper sidemarkers!

Bought the custom color matched G2 Caliper Paint system.
The color match was spot on, but beware if you are buying a metallic, it is best to spray it on like I did. Since the metal flake can be uneven if you brush it

They sell a little airless sprayer for 17 bucks or something and it works great. The sprayer had enough propellant and they sent enough paint for me to have a ton leftover so I sprayed every cap under the hood, dipstick handle, key fob, etc crystal red.

I went with silver brembo decals, 4" on the front and 3.25 or something for the back (dont remember). I like they way they look much better than the black I was thinking about.

Sidemarkers color match are also perfect, installed easily, and look amazing!

Sorry about the dirty car, I will take better pictures in a week or two when I do a photoshoot.
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:49 PM   #2
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Those turned out great. I need to do mine!
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:57 PM   #3
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Looks great. Where did you get the custom G2 paint?
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:03 AM   #4
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Those turned out really well! i plan on painting mine IOM. Thanks for tip about the metallics
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:15 AM   #5
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Turned out nicely....
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:21 AM   #6
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Excellent work. Was it hard doing those engine caps?
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:49 AM   #7
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Those turned out great. I need to do mine!
Thanks! Makes a huge difference. Especially with stock rims, think it made me like the rims more.

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Looks great. Where did you get the custom G2 paint?
G2's website, they have a ton of colors already on there if you search, but I actually had to send the paint code in with my order, and I just googled the paint code.

The custom color costs more, but its worth it to have the exact color you want IMO

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Those turned out really well! i plan on painting mine IOM. Thanks for tip about the metallics
No prob, the sprayer is actually really cool, and for being so small, can paint all 4 calipers and a lot more as you can see.

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Excellent work. Was it hard doing those engine caps?
No, I took the radiator, oil, brake fluid, and shock tower caps, hit them all with a little brake cleaner and wiped them with a rag, being very thorough with any oil or fluid since paint wont stick to them obviously and sprayed em. Same with the dipstick top.

The bottom half of the back of the key fob pops off easily, and I did mine. I want to do the rest, but didnt have time or the patience this weekend to tape it off since you dont want to paint the button area.

Also, you mix the hardner and all the paint at once, so you have a limited time, but not 4 hours like the directions say. I mixed mine at about 11:30 and was still able to use the paint in the jar until 10:00 that night.

Even though it still dries pretty fast on the calipers, etc. As I was able to reinstall the underhood stuff, as well as the decals and wheels at about 8:00 or 9:00. When I painted everything at 1:00.
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:01 AM   #8
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:24 AM   #9
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Looks great, I used the G2 kit on mine as well. Great product.
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:27 AM   #10
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Awesome job...and idea!
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:29 AM   #11
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looks really good
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Old 03-13-2013, 02:58 PM   #12
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I like it! Great job
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Old 03-13-2013, 06:00 PM   #13
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Great job on the calipers.
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:22 AM   #14
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Looks great, I used the G2 kit on mine as well. Great product.
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Great job on the calipers.

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