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Old 07-20-2011, 04:24 AM
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Re: Painted Calipers

Haha if so I have a bottle right here ya might need like 20 though haha
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Old 07-20-2011, 07:03 AM
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Re: Painted Calipers

I did this over a year and a half a go and didn't have to touch it up at all. I am very surprise with how well it is holding up. The thing about the area is that it doesn't see much scrubbing to it won't wear off. Otherwise like said before model paint would probably work as well.
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Old 07-20-2011, 11:47 AM
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G2 caliper paint comes in a rainbow of colors
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Re: Painted Calipers

Everyone should try it the outcome will be great plus you did it yourself this is how I did mine, plan on doing them again this spring

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Dawn soapy water to wash the calipers
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mar-hyde total prep automotive cleaner for adhesion promotions

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Finished with 6 coats of clear engine enamel to keep the sticker from coming off
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Old 07-20-2011, 02:21 PM
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that looks nice Wade! I had mine done by fastforwardwheels in Cali and they are stioll perfect after 3 years. It was worth the investment to me for the advanced coatings they used.
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I'm not going to lie it took all weekend to do it right the parts cost was about $80 but it was the waiting time between coats that too all the time up I did 2 wheels at a time to speed it up. I highly suggest to wait DAYS after final coat to apply the Brembo sticker my first go around the paint was still not fully cured and the sticker did not go on easily.
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Re: Painted Calipers

Calipers look sick, I'm gonna try painting my soon. New to the site and was wondering if anyone knew how to determine the volume displacement of my cylinders. I have a 2WD 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo.
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do you have the 4.0 or the 4.7?
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^^^^thats why he's asking...LOL.

Do you see two valve covers in a v shaped engine or an inline 1 valave cover for the inlibne 6?
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if he has the 4.7 motor he would have an airbox that says "4.7L V8" on it and there would be no question...


its probably an 04 GC with the I6 4.0L
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