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    Hi, I know I'm supposed to be modding my car in a subtle way but took my wheels off to clean them up and clean the shocks etc and the callipers were a bit naff looking. I only had Red paint that was suitable so after 10 mins umming and arrring I thought sod it so did them. I just did the front ones and they look fab but don't want to do the backs, I don't think it looks odd but I'm interested to see what you have done and think? Painted with VHT calliper paint after a degrease and a rub down, 3 coats

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    Both fronts and backs on mine are red, i personally think it wouldnt look right with just the fronts done......But im going to paint mine Blue in a few weeks, Fancy a change lol....

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    do the rears mate,,,it makes a big diff,,and isnt something u realise until all four are done and u stand back and take a look,,,,,,,,but it is ur car after all,,so whatever makes u happy,,go for it

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    It sort of works as the front callipers are a lot bigger than the back ones. It was sparkling clean but driven 50 miles in wet since this morning and taking picture now.
    Last edited by Tmd; 15th May 2011 at 18:27.

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    I think if you don't do the backs it will look like you have drums on the rear. Plenty of pics of red calipers front and rear on the site,... but each to their own

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    Took your advice and done backs now, it does look better. I also debadged while in between coats of paint drying, so looks a little better all round now.

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    Good man

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