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Old 12-27-2007, 02:07 PM
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Which calipers???

Would it be worth to buy the NHT powder coated calipers or to just paint the oem calipers with the duplicolor paint??? Just thinking about if the NHT powder coated calipers paint would last longer without chipping, and maybe look cleaner than the duplicolor paint....The pic is the NHT powdercoated caliper...Ther rear calipers run for about $233 and $180 for the front....I have to replace my rear calipers, so thats why im debating these options....
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Old 12-27-2007, 09:15 PM
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hey dude..just paint your old ones..u will save urself a lot of money..unless they are seized of course
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Old 12-27-2007, 09:17 PM
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yeah paint them but layer the living hell out of them dont use high temp paint because for some reason on my car break dust stuck to it and it wont come off ( yes they were dry when I drove it )
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Old 12-27-2007, 09:20 PM
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well thing about costs here

what can you pick up OEM ones for and some paint
and what can you pick these up for?

i noticed mine makes alot of dust and my rims are trashed from the last owner not cleaning the dust away!

ive seen alot of people paint them and it looks fantastic and i dont think theirs is going to chip, and hell if it does, that paint can be fixed where as the powder coated ones would have to be stripped if chipped because you would never be able to get that layer from spray

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i would go with the new powder coated ones rather than trying to paint them yourself ..they will look alot cleaner...the self painted ones look kinda cheesy to me unless they are done very professionally
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i say you take your sweet time and do rory's polish brakes,
those are the best,
this thread is kinda old, what did you end up doing chillz?
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Painted OEM FTW....

Spent a total of about $20 for paint and cleaner.
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yeah, i had to get new calipers for the rear, so it was just to see if i should buy the regular oem, or the powder coated ones....but i bought the regular ones, so ima re-paint the front, and paint the rear ones red too....i painted them before, but poorly, so ill try again the right way this time...
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