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Old 01-05-2012, 11:15 PM
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Re: Painting callipers

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I followed the instructions to the letter. Even to the point of getting every bit of rust and old paint off. Maybe it is the salt they put on the streets in winter here.
where are you located? because i am in upstate ny most of the winter and i havent had to touch up mine at all, they still look great.
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Old 01-05-2012, 11:53 PM
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Re: Painting callipers

^x2. I also live upstate and have had mine painted (w/ duplicolor) on my g35 for over 3 years, not one chip. Held up perfectly, and we get slammed by snow and salt.
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Old 01-06-2012, 12:06 AM
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Re: Painting callipers

Get the G2 stuff easy to use a two year could do it. You can not mess this stuff up, I got a thread on my silver ones I painted.
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Old 01-06-2012, 12:27 AM
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Re: Painting callipers

G2 is definately better, the only benefit to duplicolor is that's its cheaper and readily available.
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G2 is definately better, the only benefit to duplicolor is that's its cheaper and readily available.
and you have alot left over. i did 3 cars and some rotor hubs with mine and still have some left
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and you have alot left over. i did 3 cars and some rotor hubs with mine and still have some left
Not if you mix it in a solo cup like I did and it eats through it and u lose 1/2 ....but I still had enough to do all 4 calipers
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Old 01-06-2012, 08:23 AM
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Re: Painting callipers

^^^lol...I did the same thing! G2 is awesome, but heed this warning
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Not if you mix it in a solo cup like I did and it eats through it and u lose 1/2 ....but I still had enough to do all 4 calipers

another reason why duplicolor caliper paint is better, no mixing
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Old 01-06-2012, 02:46 PM
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Re: Painting callipers

I bought the G2 paint months ago and have been too lazy to take the wheels off and paint em!

But yeah, I've heard great things about G2.
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Re: Painting callipers

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where are you located? because i am in upstate ny most of the winter and i havent had to touch up mine at all, they still look great.
30 miles NW of Chicago
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