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hector
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Jul 25, 9:14pm - #232379 
Painted my brake calipers!

there will be emm...i dont know how many but ill say last one..go and then post ok!

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Jul 25, 9:15pm - #232380 
whoops wrong pic#2 will be better

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Jul 25, 9:16pm - #232381 
#3

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Jul 25, 9:18pm - #232382 
#4

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Erick022121
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Jul 25, 9:21pm - #232383 
very nice! YOU MIGHT WANNA GET SOME WHEEL LOCKS THOUGH! thats if you plan on keeping them wink


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Jul 25, 9:26pm - #232384 
#5last one ok go...

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Jul 25, 10:19pm - #232385 
Looks good. thumbsup

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Jul 26, 1:29am - #232386 
i like it bro...although i recommend you pain the center hubs of your front wheels either silver or chrome to make it match with the rest of the wheel...in my OPINION only the caliper should be painted

i like it, though. very nice job. thumbsup

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Jul 26, 7:58am - #232387 
thumbsup looks great

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Jul 26, 8:00am - #232388 
Originally Posted by SmutasticGT
thumbsup looks great


My car is gunna be 10x faster than yours...haha... I'm gunna buy like 10
of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
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Jul 26, 8:02am - #232389 
and dont forget to get some wheel-locks!!!


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Jul 26, 8:09am - #232390 
yeah..definitly need some wheel locks..there not really bling bling, but its better to be on the safe side thumbsup

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Jul 26, 8:42am - #232391 
wow, them rear drums looks so small...

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Jul 26, 8:50am - #232392 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
wow, them rear drums looks so small...


do you have a gt or gts?

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Jul 26, 8:55am - #232393 
^^^ rofl

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Jul 26, 9:07am - #232394 
oooook...just a question...by your comment you should have a gts but then again if you have a gt then you should know how small the drums are. spineyes spineyes spineyes spineyes spineyes spineyes

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Jul 26, 9:51am - #232395 
nice job hector see you at speedzone...

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Jul 26, 10:31am - #232396 
Originally Posted by Virgilson

nice job hector see you at speedzone...


speedzone is gonna be fun!!!!w/ your kit, its kinda like a whole diff car, we gotta take sum new pics!!

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Jul 26, 11:11am - #232397 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
wow, them rear drums looks so small...


probably because he has 17" wheels...the 'gap' is more noticeable with a bigger diameter thumbsup

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Jul 26, 12:51pm - #232398 
thumbsup

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Jul 26, 7:30pm - #232399 
nice job man. looks good thumbsup


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Jul 26, 7:36pm - #232400 
nice wannt to do that to i going a silver and red but i dont know red will look good on a silver car so i have given it some time.
very nice thumbsup

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Jul 26, 10:03pm - #232401 
Originally Posted by oas
nice wannt to do that to i going a silver and red but i dont know red will look good on a silver car so i have given it some time.
very nice thumbsup


red will look very nice!!

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Jul 26, 10:32pm - #232402 
i like how the blue sticks out thru the holes, looks cool like it's part of the rim thumbsup

wheel locks = thumbsup

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Jul 26, 10:59pm - #232403 
Originally Posted by hector
Originally Posted by oas
nice wannt to do that to i going a silver and red but i dont know red will look good on a silver car so i have given it some time.
very nice thumbsup


red will look very nice!!


heres 1 pic:

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Jul 26, 11:00pm - #232404 
and 2 (bad pic..but a little closer detail as far as the caliper itself is concerend)

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Jul 26, 11:05pm - #232405 
how did you take the drum plate off to paint

is it easy


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Jul 26, 11:06pm - #232406 
^^ don't know exactly how drums work...but i would imagine you just leave them on and tape everything up really well and use some newspaper. thumbsup

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Jul 26, 11:16pm - #232407 
It looks nice!!
Nice Rims by the way!!! thumbsup

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Jul 26, 11:20pm - #232408 
tnx for the pic`s speed4theneed

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Jul 26, 11:23pm - #232409 
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Jul 27, 3:04am - #232410 
Originally Posted by oas
tnx for the pic`s speed4theneed


no prob..sorry i couldnt get better pics thumbsup

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Jul 27, 8:08am - #232411 
those pics did look nice speed for the need!!! red stands out too...looks pretty bad ass if i do say so myself thumbsup

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Jul 27, 8:11am - #232412 
Originally Posted by EuRoBoYGT
how did you take the drum plate off to paint

is it easy


yeah, i just left it on and covered everything else, it took like 10 min per drum...they were soooo easy...its the calipers that suc, had to take em off, take the rotor off(which comes right off without a fight after the caliper) i just couldnt do it any other way w/ the calipers..they have to come off for it to be a decent job

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Jul 27, 10:06am - #232413 
Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
^^ don't know exactly how drums work...but i would imagine you just leave them on and tape everything up really well and use some newspaper. thumbsup


Here you go Caleb
How Drum Brakes Work grin
http://auto.howstuffworks.com/drum-brake.htm laughsilly


Hey Hector nice paint job to those brakes thumbsup


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Jul 27, 12:48pm - #232414 
nice thumbsup thumbsup

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Jul 28, 7:51am - #232415 
Originally Posted by Erick

[quote=Speed4TheNeed]
^^ don't know exactly how drums work...but i would imagine you just leave them on and tape everything up really well and use some newspaper. thumbsup


Here you go Caleb
How Drum Brakes Work grin
http://auto.howstuffworks.com/drum-brake.htm laughsilly



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Jul 28, 7:53am - #232416 
^^cool link

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Jul 29, 12:16pm - #232417 
hey what kind of paint should i use to paint my engine plastics, i have some blue left over from the brake calipers spray can. i like the color and its kinda cool if the calipers match the engine plastics i think. but is there some other kind of paint that should be used for under the Hood applications? confused

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Jul 29, 1:28pm - #232418 
^^^^ high temp heat.


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Jul 29, 2:10pm - #232419 
Originally Posted by dman
^^^^ high temp heat.


isnt the caliper paint high temp??? it says on the bottle its for high temp applications..i got the cans @ autozone..ill post pics of what i used later on today

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