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Painted my calipers

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MontanaTaco, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. Aug 27, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    MontanaTaco

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    So I got bored yesterday and painted my brake calipers.

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  2. Aug 27, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    kristonex

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    looks good. You should paint the rear drums too so they don't get that crappy rust color to them.
     
  3. Aug 27, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    Taco505

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    gay!







    haha jk looks good man i like it! and like mentioned above paint the drums they look horrible after a while i just painted mine black looks sooooo much better.

    so what kinda paint did you use??
     
  4. Aug 27, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    steve o 77

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    x2 but do the drums black.
     
  5. Aug 28, 2010 at 9:20 AM
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    Yeah I'm planning on painting them soon as they already have rust on them. I used some caliper paint from napa.
     
  6. Aug 28, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    how did you do it? remove and spray? brush? just take and spray?
     
  7. Aug 28, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    ^ The paint comes as a kit with cleaner and a brush and a can for 4 calipers. It was really easy you just brush it on.
     
  8. Aug 28, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    awesome man ill have to look in to that! anyway once again lookin good!
     
  9. Aug 28, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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    what brand and where they sell that at
     
  10. Aug 28, 2010 at 4:53 PM
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    looks great man...I'm gonna do this in a couple weeks when I change my brake pads!
     
  11. Aug 29, 2010 at 4:19 PM
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    Any auto parts store should have it.
     
  12. Aug 29, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    Looks good man! I did mine red, and the drums black.

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  14. Aug 29, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    How long have you guys had it on your truck...does it hold up well?
     
  15. Aug 29, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    :popcorn:


    I don't want it to chip off and look ghetto :eek:
     
  16. Aug 29, 2010 at 7:13 PM
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    Looks good. I had been wanting to do this for a while. I guess this was the motivation I needed to go buy the paint and do it.
     
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    just put extra coats thats all, like painting any stock rim
     
  18. Aug 29, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    I've only had it on for a month. but my buddy that had the paint in his garage did it on his BMW like 2 years ago, and his still looks pretty darn good. plus its like the easiest thing to touch up if it does get chipped up for any reason, since you brush it on rather than spray.
     
  19. Aug 29, 2010 at 8:12 PM
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    for sure..thanks man :cool:
     
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