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Old 07-06-2005, 11:34 PM   #16
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Thumbs down! Nice

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I sprayed mine with high heat engine enamel (couple of coats) and used a razor blade to shave the letters then brushed them with emery cloth. After letting dry for a day I hit them with multiple coats of clear (again spray). I did leave them connected to the calipers but taped and used newspaper all around. I did this in my garage so I didn’t have to deal with wind. Don’t worry about trying to paint the backs (you can’t see them with the wheels on and nobody can tell unless they are underneath your car). The paint I used was Krylon bought from Autozone. They have been painted for two years now and still look as good as the day they were done.
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Old 07-08-2005, 09:05 AM   #19
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Nice job slvr. Did you end up taking the calipers off or did you leave them on? I have the kit as well and am getting ready to paint mine red too. They look great!
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Nice job slvr. Did you end up taking the calipers off or did you leave them on? I have the kit as well and am getting ready to paint mine red too. They look great!
No, I left the calipers on, covered a few spots I don't want painted. One thing I did though to go as far behind the front calipers as possible is I rotated the wheels so the back part of the front caliper is showing, and for the rear calipers, well you just have to go in the wheel well and hopefully there is enough lighting that you can see where you're painting. Good Luck. I know mines not perfect but who's gonna know. Just us here.
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Old 07-12-2005, 05:26 PM   #21
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