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      10-09-2015, 10:29 AM   #1
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So first calliper painting today.
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I'm using paint from a tin not the traditional spray paint approach.

A bit more time consuming, but hopefully manage to get all areas and no need to do so much masking off of areas.
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First one done
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nice job, what did you use for paint? where did you get the ///M sticker from?
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nice job, what did you use for paint? where did you get the ///M sticker from?
///M decal was one of many off eBay in the uk.

£4 for a set of 4. 2 larger ones and 2 smaller ones. But I'm only going to put on front Calipers.

Paint was from a company called Foliatec. I think it's a German company but bought it off amazon. You get cleaner, paint and hardener. Also a wire brush, gloves and mixing stick for £27.

Then I bought a seperate can of clear coat VHT for £8
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Could you post the eBay link or eBay seller name.
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That turned out very nice.
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That turned out very nice.
Still need to do the rears. But no ///M on the rears.
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Could you post the eBay link or eBay seller name.
eBay seller was tamrom1
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inspiring me to do mine

thoughts on caliper colour for a light silver car?
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@Hasser, I am looking to get this done on my F10, I'm liking what you did there. Just a question, why get the separate can of clear coat? Just for the additional protection and more gloss? I am trying to find the right stuff. I already bought the RS Blue...

Looking for the decals now..
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@Hasser, I am looking to get this done on my F10, I'm liking what you did there. Just a question, why get the separate can of clear coat? Just for the additional protection and more gloss? I am trying to find the right stuff. I already bought the RS Blue...

Looking for the decals now..
It was for a better finish and to seal over the decals.
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And you got the decals from eBay right? from the seller tamrom1?
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And you got the decals from eBay right? from the seller tamrom1?
yes from that seller on ebay.

but there is plenty on the site.

the clear coat also gives paint protection and a good high gloss finish as well as sealing over the decal
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yes from that seller on ebay.

but there is plenty on the site.

the clear coat also gives paint protection and a good high gloss finish as well as sealing over the decal
hey Hasser, do you know how long drying time took overall per caliper? probably when winter's over this is a project i need to do but wondering how long it took for the coats of paint to dry including the clear coat?
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How do the M-stickers hold up to the heat? Your results look amazing!
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How do the M-stickers hold up to the heat? Your results look amazing!
There still on.
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