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Old 08-15-2010, 01:19 PM
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Painted the calipers.

Came out OK, I think. Used the Duplicolor kit. We'll see how it holds up. I had some silver Engine paint so I painted the letters as best I could.

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Old 08-15-2010, 02:21 PM
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Re: Painted the calipers.

Looks good, is it a brush on kit or a spray? I noticed like you mentioned the letters are brush on.
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Old 08-15-2010, 02:30 PM
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Re: Painted the calipers.

NICE!!!!!!!!!!!! came out Very Good
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Old 08-15-2010, 06:58 PM
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Re: Painted the calipers.

Thanks. Yes it's brush on,time consuming but not bad to do at all.
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Old 08-15-2010, 07:25 PM
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Re: Painted the calipers.

Looks great. I have the same color in the Dupli-color brush on kit. What I did notice is after the winter the paint chipped off at some areas. In the spring I just sanded them down again and repainted them. I think it is because of the heat and all the road salt we have on the roads in New England. But I found they give you alot of paint so I still have enough to repaint them for another year at least. I like how you did the "Jeep" in another color, I was lazy and did them all red. I give the Dupli-color kit a thumbs up all in all.
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Old 08-16-2010, 08:30 AM
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Re: Painted the calipers.

Same here...did the wife's WK in black with silver letters. They held up for 2 winters and then started to look a little beat up. Not bad though...so I retouched them. Still holding up VERY nicely. I painted the calipers on my WJ too...that Duplicolor brush on kit is pretty good stuff.
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Re: Painted the calipers.

Looks good! Wanna do mine next? LOL
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Re: Painted the calipers.

Looks like they came out very well!!I like it!
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Re: Painted the calipers.

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Looks good! Wanna do mine next? LOL
Thanks for the compliments,everyone.
Nate, I'll tell ya what...c'mon over there's lots of paint left. Bring some Yuengling, we'll hoist a few, you do the front calipers, I'll do the rears. Deal?
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Re: Painted the calipers.

When I painted mine it took me about 3 weeks to do. I did them one at a time in my spare time. But its def worth it, makes them stand right out. Seeing the "Jeep" lettering done makes me want to try and do mine also. I like how the rears have covers that can be snapped off and removed, unlike the fronts which are part of the calipers.
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Re: Painted the calipers.

Looks great. One of the first things i intend to do to my 06 WK.
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Re: Painted the calipers.

Awesome! As a matter a fact I did mine like that as well a few weeks ago. Black with silver text. I hear you on the text part. Surface is so uneven that it was a pita to get it to look good. But with a really really thin pencil and lots of patience you can get it to look........decent
Yours came out really nice though

Here's mine

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