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Aug 23, 5:04pm - #257455 
painting calipers, would like opinions...

I'm considering painting my brakes for my next mod (probably should have done that by now grin ). What color would you recommend to match my car and rims? I'm thinking blue or silver...

Edit: It's a GT, so drums are in the back.

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Aug 23, 5:12pm - #257456 
blue


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Aug 23, 5:12pm - #257457 
Red, so that they stand out.


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Aug 23, 5:18pm - #257458 
most definitely paint them red so you can see that while your driving


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Aug 24, 12:08am - #257459 
Originally Posted by Autocelica23
most definitely paint them red so you can see that while your driving
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Aug 24, 12:17am - #257460 
how would he be able to see his own calipers while driving confused


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Aug 24, 12:49am - #257461 
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
how would he be able to see his own calipers while driving confused
rofl rofl rofl rofl
Should we say: can see your calipers while you 're driving... rofl rofl
BTW I personally don't like rims with that many spikes... rolleyes

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Aug 24, 4:49am - #257462 
I painted mine blue and wish I did my in red smile


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Aug 24, 8:43am - #257463 
Originally Posted by kevin
I painted mine blue and wish I did my in red smile


well i guess that settles it laughsilly thumbsup

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Aug 24, 8:45am - #257464 
i don't know, blue would look nice too, just don't paint the drums though...

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Aug 24, 8:47am - #257465 
cant go wrong with blue or red...i vote red for your car happywink just leave the drums alone as ragingpaseo mentioned...


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Aug 24, 8:48am - #257466 
go with blue bro happywink

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Aug 24, 8:54am - #257467 
what about white? I painted mine white on one of my old cars. It actually looked really good.


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Aug 24, 8:55am - #257468 
^that's...just...strange...

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Aug 24, 8:57am - #257469 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
^that's...just...strange...

you are always so mean to me.. rofl
No actually it looked really good. I wish i had pics.
But my car was white so it matched good too.


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Aug 24, 8:59am - #257470 
^sorry, i just find it to be strange on a spec blue celica. do you need a hug? rofl

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Aug 24, 9:02am - #257471 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
^sorry, i just find it to be strange on a spec blue celica. do you need a hug? rofl

hmm well people were saying red...I just thought white was a more neutral color then red. rofl


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Aug 24, 9:07am - #257472 
so far we have red, white, and blue. wow, if he put that all together, that's a flag...

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Aug 24, 9:25am - #257473 
patriotic calipers, wh00t

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Aug 24, 10:08am - #257474 
BLUE


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Aug 24, 12:26pm - #257475 
your car is so clean...why mess with it... I think it looks great..nice wheels too. I really like the multi-spoke look. If anything why not do a big brake kit, nothing nicer than seeing some nice machined, slotted, and drilled metal behind some multi spoke wheels going down the highway...


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Aug 24, 1:47pm - #257476 
Originally Posted by white_celicagts
your car is so clean...why mess with it... I think it looks great..nice wheels too. I really like the multi-spoke look. If anything why not do a big brake kit, nothing nicer than seeing some nice machined, slotted, and drilled metal behind some multi spoke wheels going down the highway...


I'd have to find a junkyard GTS setup so that I could hook up the rear with discs...seems like too much trouble.

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Aug 24, 1:58pm - #257477 
red, that color blue with red accents would look perty sick, duno you might wanna look into red racing seats too...i had them in my 00 civic SI, and i have to say those 2 colors mixed...sweetnesssssssssss

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Aug 24, 2:45pm - #257478 
there are disc simulators rofl rofl thumbsdown


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Aug 24, 2:53pm - #257479 
Originally Posted by morris
Originally Posted by Autocelica23
most definitely paint them red so you can see that while your driving
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Aug 24, 3:07pm - #257480 
red

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Aug 24, 3:17pm - #257481 
would this work for you if you got the rear big brake kit for the GTS and then just bought the front for the GT
http://www.buybrakes.com/store/29-610

here is the application chart

http://www.buybrakes.com/AEM/bigbrakeapps.html


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Aug 24, 4:21pm - #257482 
mmmmm lambo thumbsup

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Aug 24, 5:16pm - #257483 
eh, i don't feel like spending that kind of money on bigger brakes that won't necessarily stop any faster... not yet anyways

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