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      12-31-2012, 09:22 PM   #1
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Anyone painted there calipers

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      12-31-2012, 11:06 PM   #2
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Yup, I asked my dealer if there would be any issue with warranty and they said no. Paid $500 to have a it done
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      01-01-2013, 09:59 AM   #3
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What color did you paint them and what color is your car?
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      01-01-2013, 03:02 PM   #4
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I color matched my calipers to my exterior; Alpine White. Clean look with my black powder coated wheels...
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      01-03-2013, 12:19 PM   #5
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Nice I was thinking that but I did it red, post a pic to see how they came out.
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      01-03-2013, 05:31 PM   #6
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I too did white, but I would like to see how his came out compared to mine. Mine are flat white though, not gloss.

This is my car: http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=768354
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      01-03-2013, 10:09 PM   #7
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How do you post pictures from I phone here
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      01-07-2013, 02:20 PM   #8
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Which shade of blue is M brake caliper?

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      01-08-2013, 12:27 AM   #9
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I painted mine as well....Dark Graphite Metallic II like my 550xi. Looked really good. Around $600
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      01-08-2013, 10:36 AM   #10
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So you matched your car color?
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      01-09-2013, 12:18 AM   #11
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What type of painting process used? I.e. powder coating vs spray vs brush?
Did you have to disassemble the brake calibers? Can someone explain the steps in little detail?
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      01-09-2013, 11:38 AM   #12
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Painted mine in the summer, they still look like they did on day 1. Holding up perfectly.
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      01-11-2013, 07:59 PM   #13
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I used VHT paint they came out great.
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      01-16-2013, 12:22 AM   #14
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Painted mine in the summer, they still look like they did on day 1. Holding up perfectly.
I like to do this too.
what paint did you use to paint it and is the logo painted or a sticker?

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      01-16-2013, 02:10 AM   #15
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Agree, after seeing all these calipers painted, you sold me. Haha.
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      01-19-2013, 02:34 PM   #16
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summit racing online has caliper paint in different colors, your calipers look great, like the color.
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      01-19-2013, 03:36 PM   #17
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More info on the sticker!

Someone here did azure blue and it looks amazing.
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      01-29-2013, 10:35 AM   #18
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Painted mine in the summer, they still look like they did on day 1. Holding up perfectly.
Hi StatenEye,
could you please post pic of your car from side to see combination of white car and blue calipers. I can not decide between blue and red color.

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      01-29-2013, 12:42 PM   #19
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Yeah, please post poics. Blue or red calipers on our AW cars could be awesome.
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      01-29-2013, 01:10 PM   #20
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Are you guys removing the calipers from the brake lines to prep, paint, reinstall and subsequently bleed the brakes?
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Are you guys removing the calipers from the brake lines to prep, paint, reinstall and subsequently bleed the brakes?
It is not neccessary remove the calipers: http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=788051
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So you matched your car color?
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