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i want to paint my calipers. is ther a special way? anyone have any suggestions on kind of paint and how to do it?
 

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I used the DupliColor kit. I've had to do a couple of spot touch-ups since I did it a two years ago.
If I ever redo it entirely I'll use G2.
There's paint in a can or paint in a spray form.

Remove wheels from car.

You can paint the calipers while they're on the car or you can take them off the rotors if you have the know-how.

Clean calipers really well with cleaner (usually provided in the kit).

Mask off any areas that paint shouldn't be on and go for it.

BTW directions recommend that you late the paint cure for at least 24 hours before driving. And low humidity, warm temperature helps the paint cure too.
 

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yea. im gonna get the g2 kit anyway because it has the color i want. thank alot tho
 

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any suggestions on painting lug nuts?
 

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I 2nd alfundo, I've used Duplicolor & G2. G2 is more expensive, and you
can only use it once, but it works and works well !!!


No matter how well you prep with Duplicolor, it'll chip.....
 

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i want orange lugnuts. to match the calipers. pretty much the same orange as the wheels on phobics picture.
 

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i was buying the color not the name...methinks not many check lug nuts for a name brand. i didnt think it was a bad price compared to the ones i see on SL and the 50 that discount tire was gonna charge me for the black ones. gonna check out summit for sure.
 

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I used G2. I Painteed mine black. One word of advise, if your in AZ, do it in a well colled area, in the winter or at a shop. I did mine in my garage and by the time I was in the passenger side, My painted started to get goo-y, so I did a half *** job becuase I had to rush!!!! Dammit
 
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