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Old 07-23-2013, 02:47 AM   #1
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Caliper covers or paint?

I have the smaller v6 breaks and was wanting some opinions. Either caliper covers or paint with g2 paint. Just didnt know if they were too small to paint. Opinions??
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:16 AM   #2
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The caliper covers look ok but I always say paint is better, just make sure you follow all the directions that come in the kit! Calipers get hot and if not done rite.... Looks horrible!
Just my opinion tho
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Old 07-23-2013, 06:48 AM   #3
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G2 caliper paint is the best, flows out nice, can't go wrong with G2
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Old 07-23-2013, 06:58 AM   #4
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Paint would be my way also. I personally am not a fan of caliper covers. They always look kind of fake to me
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Old 07-23-2013, 07:58 AM   #5
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Paint would be my way also. I personally am not a fan of caliper covers. They always look kind of fake to me
+1! Very well said! G2 is some good stuff! You can even get in the color to match your car if you like!
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:21 AM   #6
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I painted mine. You can click my signature for my build thread. Painting takes a little while but it ends up looking really nice. You could always paint them and maybe get some high temp decals that say "camaro" or "chevrolet" or something that would really make them pop.
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:25 AM   #7
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Do you have to clear coat it if you apply G2 paint? I think people cleared dupli color caliper paint, not sure about this one
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Do you have to clear coat it if you apply G2 paint? I think people cleared dupli color caliper paint, not sure about this one
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:38 AM   #9
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Thanks for the opinions!
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:29 AM   #10
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Hello, this is the color that I did on my calipers... The "candy" color looks saaaaweeettt !..
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Old 07-24-2013, 10:01 AM   #11
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Hello, this is the color that I did on my calipers... The "candy" color looks saaaaweeettt !..
more pics! Did you do it yourself? How long was your car out of commission while the paint dried?
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Old 07-24-2013, 11:02 AM   #12
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more pics! Did you do it yourself? How long was your car out of commission while the paint dried?
Here are some pics for you guys of mine using G2 color matching IOM that I did!
I did not put clear on them and they look better in person!

G2 recommends letting it dry for 24 hours to cure before driving it!
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:34 PM   #13
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damn, that looks nice. I'm assuming you just left the car in 4 jack stands for a whole day?
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Old 07-24-2013, 10:29 PM   #14
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Thanks! Yes, left it on stands for a couple days! I also changed my brake lines to Goodridge stainless steel! The brake lines really help on the stopping! Flushed with new fluid also!
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