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Old 06-13-2008, 11:11 AM
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My friend jus bought brake caliper covers for his lil tibby(arnt they so cute) any way they look very nice and look like real brakes and everyone asks where he got his brakes from...i was wondering where i can find them for 5th gen ludes or if anyone has them...they will look much better on the ludes cuz of the way the calipers are cuz on the cute lil tibby the back of the brake sticks out and u can see they r fake... any way they r a plastic cover the is siliconed to the caliper....very nice gives the car an AWESOME look
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Why don't you just spray paint the brake calipers.....




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what does he tell the people who ask where he got his brakes? "theyr fake"........."oh"
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I got to see pics of these brake caliper covers...


BUT, nothing(IMO) beats the look of Rory's polished calipers - http://preludezone.com/showthread.ph...ighlight=brake
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this is one of the newer forms of rice we're seeing...

I assume you can buy them from the same place that sells the 'turbo sound' mod
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well instied of spray painting them since im a lil afraid of screwin somethin up or it turnin out bad these fit right over ur brak caliper and they r really nice ill take a pic of them tongiht for yous but itll be at night so hopefully it turns out good...
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I assume you can buy them from the same place that sells the 'turbo sound' mod







it goes wooo WOOOOO!!!!!!!!!
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well instied of spray painting them since im a lil afraid of screwin somethin up or it turnin out bad these fit right over ur brak caliper and they r really nice ill take a pic of them tongiht for yous but itll be at night so hopefully it turns out good...
dude, it's not whether it looks good or not, it's pretending to have something you don't

seriously, would you put an intercooler in your front bumper that wasn't hooked up to anything?

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it goes wooo WOOOOO!!!!!!!!!

Oh my gosh the first time I saw that video I almost died laughing! That is probably one of the funniest videos ever!

What happens if they get to hot and catch on fire?
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dude, it's not whether it looks good or not, it's pretending to have something you don't

seriously, would you put an intercooler in your front bumper that wasn't hooked up to anything?

It's like dressing Peewee up as a hot chick VVV



i've been rockin an intercooler not hooked up to anything for about... 9 months now.


guess that means i should get these caliper covers
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edit: to tell the truth if they looked good i'd shave off the brand("so i'm considered a ricer", plus it'll look cleaner imo), paint them Miliano Red and rock em
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i've been rockin an intercooler not hooked up to anything for about... 9 months now.
I think I would do that. My excuse would be I'm piecing it together a few parts at a time and I"m still working on the rest haha
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dude, it's not whether it looks good or not, it's pretending to have something you don't

seriously, would you put an intercooler in your front bumper that wasn't hooked up to anything?
Heck ya man you get like 50 hp and car runs half as hot from just one siting thear.

Kinda like this one?

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Im quite ambivalent about these. If i were forced to have them, i would shave off whatever name brand they had on there.

whats wrong with spray painting your calipers?
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Im quite ambivalent about these. If i were forced to have them, i would shave off whatever name brand they had on there.

whats wrong with spray painting your calipers?
Nothing really, but if not done correctly you can seize up the brakes and totally f**k some stuff up. I have seen it happen, and laugh at the people it happens too. Yea... I'm kinda mean like that
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oh im safe from the flaming then because i took mine off to spray them :)
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